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David James FOREMAN

Regimental number873
Place of birthGulnare, South Australia
AddressGeorgetown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 3.5"
Weight139 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Foreman, Yacka, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected on account of height)
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Place of enlistmentPort Pirie, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Discharge date25 June 1918
Family/military connections1700 Corporal Rupert Henry Duncan FOREMAN, 27th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Anchises', 1 November 1917; discharged (wounded: gun shot wound, left leg), Adelaide, 25 June 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death24 December 1948
Age at death54
Place of burialYacka Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, FOREMAN David James

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