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Albert Ernest FORDEN

Regimental number4432
Place of birthWarrandyte, Victoria
SchoolWarrandyte No. 12, State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressWarrandyte, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Herbert Forden, Warrandyte, Victoria
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death21.9
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
96
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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