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James Patrick FORRESTER

Regimental number7005
Place of birthWycheproof Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressTowaninnie, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Forrester, Towaninnie, via Wycheproof, Victoria
Enlistment date5 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBray Vale British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 6), Bray-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Ellen FORRESTER, Towainnie, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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