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Frederick Edward FORREST

Regimental number1921
Date of birth20 April 1877
Place of birthInglewood Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSoldier
Address8 King Street, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMrs Bertha A Forrest, 8 King Street, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceInstl Staff
Enlistment date29 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentBSM
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: ART
Promotion date: 13 July 1915

LT (Temporary CAPT)


Unit: ART
Promotion date: 8 December 1915

Captain


Unit: ART Div 4
Promotion date: 12 March 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 24 September 1916

FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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