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Robert Archibald FORSYTH

Regimental number2367
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolSydney Grammar School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMaybrook, Narromine, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, R J Forsyth, Maybrook, Narromine, New South Wales
Previous military serviceCoronation Cadets
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 May 1918
Place of death or woundingHangard Wood, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBoisguillaume Communal Cemetery Extension (Row D, Grave No. 17B), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert James and Agnes FORSYTH, Maybrook, Narromine, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

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