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Alexander Patterson FORBES

Regimental number409
Place of birthAberdeen Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPlumber
AddressSmith Street, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, C Forbes, Smith Street, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 February 1929

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