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John FORREST

Regimental number19978
Place of birthYambuk Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarrier
AddressKing Island, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, M J Forrest, Coleraine, Victoria
Enlistment date31 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 31
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll19978A
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 24 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919

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