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Reginald Gilmour FORBES

Regimental number1199
Place of birthBondi, New South Wales
SchoolNewington College, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressCroydon Avenue, Croydon, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, R Forbes, Ashley and Forbes, Hornsby, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, 1918, France
Age at death23.9
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XII, Row B, Grave No. 3), ), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
91
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Sophia FORBES, Ashley and Forbes Street, Hornsby, New South Wales. Native of Bondi, New South Wales

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