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Regimental number38136
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
Address9 Ophir Street, Goodwood Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, James Henry Forrestal, 9 Ophir Street, Goodwood Park, South Australia
Enlistment date18 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 31
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 17463 Sapper Roy Lawrence FORRESTAL, 5th Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 6 November 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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