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Cyril Hennessy FORTH

Regimental number4118
Place of birthOrroroo, South Australia
SchoolKilkman North, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCleaner
AddressPetersburg, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Forth, Petersburg, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Forces.
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death18
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 70), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
110
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Cheltenham Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: George and Catherine FORTH. Native of Peterborough, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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