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John Walter FORREST

Regimental number2413
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolViolet Street School, Bendigo, Victoria
Address233 Bridge Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, George William Forrest, 233 Bridge Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date12 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBullicourt, 1918, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBulls Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 26), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George William and Martha FORREST. Native of Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother, William Forrest. Killed.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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