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William Arthur Lennox FORSYTH

Regimental number882
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBaker
Address181 Glenlyon Road, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 7.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMrs Dora Jane Forsyth, 181 Glenlyon Road, Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name4th Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps (November 1914), E Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Te Anau on 20 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force
FateReturned to Australia 25 May 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll.
Discharge date16 January 1917
Other details

War service: Rabaul

Commenced return to Australia on board SS 'Morinda', 25 May 1916; discharged (medically unfit: malaria), Melbourne, 16 January 1917.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death16 May 1966
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, FORSYTH William Arthur Lennox

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