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Christopher Frank FORREST

Regimental number431
Place of birthWasleys, South Australia
SchoolClaremont State School, Western Australia
AddressOsborne, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, George Forrest, Shenton Road, Osborne, Western Australia
Previous military serviceSgt. in Citizen Forces - 2 years training
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death4 August 1915
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 3), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Emma FORREST, Western Australia. Native of Wasleys, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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