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Joshua Alexander FORRESTER

Regimental number844
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMarine engineer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander Paterson and Missie FORRESTER. Native of Footscray, Victoria

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