William FORREST

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FORREST, William

Service Number: 5884
Enlisted: 30 July 1915, Bendigo, Vic.
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 2nd Divisional Signal Company
Born: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Violet St State School, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Coachbuilder
Died: Killed In Action, Bullecourt, France, 3 May 1917
Cemetery: Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy
Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 19, Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

30 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5884, 10th Infantry Battalion, Bendigo, Vic.
23 Nov 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Sapper, 2nd Divisional Signal Company, Melbourne, Vic.
29 Jan 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 5884, 2nd Divisional Signal Company
29 Jan 1916: Embarked Sapper, SN 5884, 2nd Divisional Signal Company, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
3 May 1917: Involvement Sapper, SN 5884
3 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 5884, 2nd Divisional Signal Company, Bullecourt (Second)

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