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John Austin FORREST

Regimental number19026
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMachinist
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John Austin Forrest, 'Elysium', Fletcher Street, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service21st Infantry
Enlistment date15 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1-4 Signal Troops, June 1917 Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Signal Troop Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919

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