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Charles Wilfred FORSTER

Regimental number7477
Place of birthWallsend, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPastrycook
AddressKurri Kurri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J J Forster, Aberdare Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales
Previous military serviceCompulsory training and Citizens Forces
Enlistment date8 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 March 1918
Place of death or woundingCachey, Villers-Bretonneux
Age at death20.9
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 4), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Sarah Ann FORSTER, Aberdare Street, Kurri Kurri, West Maitland, New SOuth Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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