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Bertram FORBES

Regimental number820
Place of birthWalhalla Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWeston via West Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Butler, Weston via West Maitland, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 18 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 821 Pte Benjamin FORBES, 8th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 7 August 1915.
Date of death22 March 1964
Place of burialYallourn Cemetery

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