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James FORBES

Regimental number860
Place of birthBenalla Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLocomotive driver
AddressFremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs Harriet Forbes, 37 Holland Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Railway Company
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 January 1956

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