|Place of birth||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Hunter Street, Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||36|
|Next of kin||Cousin, Mrs E Richmond, St. George's Road, Glasgow, Scotland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 20), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Allotted to and proceeded to join 14th Bn, 4 March 1916.
Found guilty, Tel el Kebir, 18 March 1916, of (1) being drunk and thereby missing embarkation; (2) insubordinate and indecent language: awarded 168 hours' Field Punishment No 2.
Taken on strength, 60th Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 20 April 1916.
Admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, 2 May 1916; transferred to No 2 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Ferry Post, 3 May 1916 (dental: pyarrhoea alvevlaris); rejoined Bn, Ferry Post, 14 May 1916.
Found guilty, 19 May 1916, of being absent without leave, 2100, 17 May, to 2100, 18 May 1916: awarded 4 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited 2 days' pay under royal Warrant.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported missing in action, 19 July 1916.
Now, 25 August 1916, reported 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note, Red Cross File No 1090511: 'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FORSYTH John Williamson
Red Cross File No 1090511