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Kenneth Lyall FORRESTER

Regimental number4776
Date of birth14 December 1900
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
AddressTwo Wells, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.3
Height5' 3.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinUncle, Mr Lyons, Yacka, South Australia
Enlistment date4 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 October 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia (underage) 10 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Corinthic', 10 January 1918; discharged (underage), Adelaide, 19 March 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 July 1975
Age at death74
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, FORRESTER Kenneth Lyall

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