Christopher Frank FORREST

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FORREST, Christopher Frank

Service Number: 431
Enlisted: 10 September 1914, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wasleys, South Australia, 28 July 1894
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Claremont State School, Western Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 4 August 1915, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row H, Grave 3 Chaplain T.G. Robertson officiated Headstone inscription reads: Ever remembered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

10 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 431, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
2 Nov 1914: Involvement Private, SN 431, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 Nov 1914: Embarked Private, SN 431, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle
28 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 431, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Gunshot wound to the shoulder

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of George Forrest and Emma Forrest nee Hawkes of Shenton Road, Osborne, WA. Brother of Myrtle Hawkes, George Elliot Forrest, Mary Lydia Forrest, Winnifred Forrest and Herbert William Forrest

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the Citizen Military Forces with the rank of Sergeant