|Place of birth||Port Wakefield, South Australia|
|Address||Yallunda Flat, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Father, Thomas Forrest, Yallunda Flat, South Australia|
|Place of enlistment||Tumby Bay, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Light Horse Regiment, 22nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/14/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||9th Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 5441 Lance Corporal James Charles FORREST, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.|
War service: Egypt
Taken on strength, 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 14 December 1916. transferred to 9th Light Horse Regiment, 26 January 1917; taken on strength, 27 January 1917.
Admitted to Rest Camp, Port Said, 1 August 1917; returned to duty, 11 August 1917.
Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 1 March 1918 (pyrexia, unknown origin); discharged to lines, and rejoined Regiment, 5 March 1918.
Admitted to Rest Camp, Port Said, 22 March 1918; rejoined Regiment, 12 April 1918.
Detached to Headquarters, Australian Mounted Division, 31 May 1918 (Escort Troop); rejoined Regiment from detachment, 3 July 1918.
Admitted to 26th Stationary Hospital, 16 March 1919 (malaria); discharged to duty, 6 April 1919; rejoined Regiment, 17 April 1919.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 11 May 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 10 August 1919; discharged, Adelaide, 18 September 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
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