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Arthur Edmund Byng FORREST

Regimental number110
Place of birthGlenorchy
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor engineer
Address10 Jordan Hill Road, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, L S Forrest, 10 Jordan Hill Road, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military service36th Field Company Army Engineers
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Headquarters, Section 1, Section 2 and Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 22 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Launceston Garden of Remembrance
Date of death16 May 1968

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