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Leo FORREST

Regimental number6016
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStriker
AddressKatanning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Selina Forrest, 559 Illawarra Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6017 Pte David Wesley FORREST, 16th Bn, killed in action, 11 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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