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James Graham FORGIE

Regimental number31590
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
SchoolGawler Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDraper
AddressGawler, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Forgie, 5 Rosemont Street, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date22 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 26 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, 1918 France
Age at death26
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row P, Grave No. 5), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Nina FORGIE; husband of Mary FORGIE, 5 Rosemont Street, Norwood, South Australia. Native of Gawler, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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