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George FORBES

Regimental number6280
Place of birthKeith, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressGsr, Cuballing, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, John Forbes, East Longridge, Fauldhouse, Scotland
Enlistment date20 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth FORBES
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 June 1943
Age at death52
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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