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Regimental number5081
Place of birthBathgate, Scotland
AddressStafford Street, Booval, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 8.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Forsyth, Stafford Street, Booval, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 October 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary FORSYTH
Discharge date27 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5082 Corporal John FORSYTH, 49th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'China', 1 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 8 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 27 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 May 1922
Age at death38
Place of burialIpswich Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, FORSYTH Harry

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