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James Davidson FORSYTH

Regimental number55141
Date of birth6 December 1888
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address'The Heath', Arthur Street, Farifield Park, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs S M O Forsyth, 7 Page Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date29 September 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other detailsSon of James Davidson FORSYTH, born 25 January 1861, Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland. Died 11 December 1941
Date of death17 July 1964
Age at death75
Place of burialSpringvale Crematorium, Victoria

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