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George FORBES

Regimental number11
Place of birthWahgunyah, Victoria
SchoolCorowa State School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHotel manager
AddressWaratah, Brighton Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinmother,, Mrs Margaret Carpenter, c/o R W Forbes, Glenmereis, Distillery, Bathgage, Scotland
Previous military serviceSchool Cadet Force in Corowa
Enlistment date15 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMining Corps Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Rollae&mm Unit
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Date of death1 September 1963
Place of burialMt Gravatt Cemetery

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