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Richard FORREST

Regimental number2845
Place of birthNorsham Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
Address70 Wilson street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs L Forrest, 'Uyston', Mason Street, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 1 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 January 1918
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 38), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John D'Arcy and Selena FORREST; husband of Lyla I. FORREST, Mason Street, North Fremantle, Western Australia. Native of Horsham, Victoria
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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