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Keen Cleaver Arnold FORRESTER

Regimental number426
AddressInkerman Street, Maryborough, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 9"
Weight153 lbs
Next of kinMrs L A M Forrester, Inkerman Street, Maryborough, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in the Australian Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll426a
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll67th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Discharge date4 January 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 27 September 1917; discharged (wounded: gun shot wound back; disordered action of the heart), Brisbane, 4 January 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FORRESTER Keen Cleaver Arnold

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