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Allan James FORSYTH

Regimental number6978
Place of birthCootamundra, New South Wales
SchoolJundalee Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressCootamundra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, E.J. Forsyth, Glenorchy, Cootamundra, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied at 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, Doingt, France
FateDied of wounds 11 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLa Chapelette British Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 4), Peronne, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin James and Ellen FORSYTH, "Glenarchy", Cootamundra, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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