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David Forbes ABERNETHY

Regimental number6283
Place of birthMains of Corsindae, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressBeenup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, James Abernethy, Mains of Corsindae, Midmar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 August 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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