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George Charles Stanley FORSYTH

Regimental number3356
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
SchoolAuckland Grammar School, New Zealand
Other trainingAuckland Technical College, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W Forsyth, Bayswater, Auckland, New Zealand
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 2 November 1915 - 18 Battalion 7th Reinforcements; taken on strength 18 Battalion 14 February 1916.
FateKilled in Action 27 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death17
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot III, Row S, Grave No. 36), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Matthew William and Emily Turner FORSYTH, Bayswater, Auckland, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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