William Clarence FORREST

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FORREST, William Clarence

Service Number: 151
Enlisted: 11 April 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Grafton, New South Wales, 11 April 1886
Home Town: Grafton, Clarence Valley, New South Wales
Schooling: Grafton Public School
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in Action , Gallipoli, Turkey, 28 November 1915, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli
Row G, Grave 4
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

11 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 151, Brisbane, Queensland
24 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 151, 26th Infantry Battalion
24 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 151, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Brisbane
28 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 151, 26th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Robert Kearney

Enlistment and served under alias 151 Ford, George 

Parents: George and Catherine Forrest

Wife: Elfrieda Louisa Forrest