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Hugh Eric FORREST

Regimental number25481
Place of birthBarcaldine Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLaw student
AddressLongreach, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Forrest, Ibis Street, Longreach, Queensland
Enlistment date24 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 21, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/131/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 29 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 58093 Pte Roy Murray FORREST, 9th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 July 1956

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