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Thomas James FORRESTER

Regimental number1082
Place of birthHurstville, New South Wales
SchoolMoorfield Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBricklayer
AddressMoorfield Road, Belmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Forrester, Moorfield Road, Belmore, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied 41st Stationary Hospital, France of broncho-pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 9 November 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row AA, Grave No. 9), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
88
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Thomas and Alice May FORRESTER, Moorfield Road, Canterbury, New South Wales

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