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Edgar Joseph Bell FORRESTER

Regimental number3817
Place of birthHawthorn Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressFoster, South Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Forrester, Foster, South Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Date of death9 March 1942
Place of burialBoxhill Cemetery

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