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Edward John FORWARD

Place of birthCooktown Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressCairns, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs M A M Forward, Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date20 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentP2nd Lieutenant
Unit name9th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 August 1976
Age at death82
Place of burialCairns Cemetery, Queensland

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