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David Murray FORBES

Regimental number7000
Place of birthMallala, South Australia
SchoolMallala Public school and Sturt Street, Adelaide, SA
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressKadina, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Forbes, 31 Castle Street, Parkside, South Australia
Enlistment date24 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll70
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death40
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
59
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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