|Place of birth||Neutral Bay, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Northwood, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, A.C. Forsyth, Maybrook, Narromine, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||A.I.F. Signalling Corps (6 weeks; discharged for being underage)|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 35|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/128/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Artillery Details|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Place of burial||Sutton Veny (St. John) Churchyard (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 1), Wiltshire, England|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: England.
Embarked Sydney,5 June 1916; admitted to Ship's Hospital, 30 June 1918 (venereal disease); discharged, 9 July 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 10 days; disembarked Liverpool, England, 11 August 1918.
Marched into Reserve Bde Australian Artillery, Hetesbury, 12 August 1918.
Admitted to Sutton Veny Military Hospital, 19 August 1918 (not yet diagnosed); discharged, 2 September 1918, and marched into Reserve Bde Australian Artillery, Hetesbury, the same day.
Admitted to Sutton Veny Military Hospital, 9 October 1918 (influenza, and pneumonia); seriously ill, 14 October 1918.
Died, Sutton Veny Military Hospital, 20 October 1918.
Buried, St John the Evangelist Churchyard, 24 October 1918.
Medal: British War Medal.Report to relatives, 25 October 1918, stated: 'The deceased was buried with full military honours. [The coffin draped with the Australian flag was conveyed to the graveside on a Gun Carriage which was preceded by a Firing Party and Band from the Australian Artillery Reserve Brigade. Six of [the] deceased's comrades supported the Pall. The funeral was attended by 2 Officers and about N.C.O.s and Men of the Reserve Brigade Australian Artillery. Wreaths from Major and Mrs A.B. Stott [sister, of Westcliffe on Sea] and Mrs J. Kibby [friend, of London] were placed on the grave after the Last Post had been sounded. Headquarters AIF Depots in the United Kingdom were represented.' Chaplain C.P. Brown officiated.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FORSYTH Archibald Alexander|