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Regimental number3047
Place of birthLiverton, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia30
OccupationMotor launch driver
Address213 Rose Street,, Darlington, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Forysth, c/o Mrs McLean, 213 Rose Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the British Navy for 13 years as an AB.
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Trench Mortar Battery
FateDied of wounds 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death38
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mary McAlphine FORSYTH; husband of Margaret K. FORSYTH, 213 Rose Street, Darlington, Sydney. Native of Liverton, Scotland

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