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William Raymond LAFOREST

Regimental number654
Place of birthRedfern New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraughtsman
Address240 Edgecliffe Road, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, H Laforest, 240 Edgecliffe Road, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service6th AGA
Enlistment date27 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
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2nd Lieutenant


Unit: FLY
Promotion date: 1 April 1919

FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1919

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