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Frank Richard FORSTER

Regimental number4497
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationUpholsterer
Address99 Creek Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, G Forster, 99 Creek Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 September 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 3), Enclosure No. 4, Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
46
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Clara Rebecca FORSTER
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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