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John FORSYTH

Regimental number5082
Place of birthBathgate Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressStafford Street, Booval, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Forsyth, Stafford Street, Booval, Queensland
Enlistment date2 October 1915
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 8 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5081 Corporal Harry FORSYTH, 49th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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