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Regimental number2408
Place of birthCampbeltown Scotland
OccupationFarm labourer
Address85 Birchgrove Road, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lily Forsyth, 85 Birchgrove Road, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 5 October 1918

FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919

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