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Moritz Edward FORREST

Regimental number20081
Place of birthEchuca Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressHigh Street, Echuca, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Henry Brand Forrest, High Street, Echuca, Victoria
Enlistment date22 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/15/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 20080 Sapper Henry Becher FORREST, 1st Division Signal Company, died of disease, 11 February 1919; Cousin: Henry Garnet FORREST, Australian Flying Corps who was awarded DFC, Croix de Guerre and Italian Medal.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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