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Frederick John FORSTER

Regimental number2940
Place of birthEdenhope, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressEdenhope, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 10"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, Frederick Forster, Goroke PO, Goroke, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 December 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 January 1916
Place of enlistmentHorsham, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mooltan on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date1 February 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wiltshire', 12 November 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 1 February 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death13 July 1933
Place of burialEdenhope Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, FORSTER Frederick John

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