Archibald Forrest MILNE

Regimental number2621
Place of birthSale, Victoria
SchoolBrighton Road State School, Melbourne, Victoria
OccupationButter factory hand
Address13 Dickens Street, St. Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Milne, 13 Dickens Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date11 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'Conspicuous bravery at Pozieres.'
Recommendation date: 2 August 1916

FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHarbonnieres, France
Age at death26.5
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 20), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Forrest and Victoria MILNE; husband of Myrtle MILNE, 57 Bury Street, East Melbourne
Discharge dateSale, Victoria