Andrew Archibald FORREST


FORREST, Andrew Archibald

Service Number: 136
Enlisted: 21 September 1914, Townsville
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Charters Towers, Queensland, Australia, 20 December 1894
Home Town: Cloncurry, Cloncurry, Queensland
Schooling: State School, Queensland
Occupation: Striker
Died: Killed In Action, France, 11 April 1917, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: "The Monument" Cloncurry, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cloncurry & District, Cloncurry War Memorial, Queenton State School Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

21 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, SN 136, Townsville
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 136, 17th Infantry Battalion
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 136, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
11 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 136, 15th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Andrew Archibald FORREST ws born in Charters Towers, Queensland on 20th December, 1894

His parents were Peter FORREST & Jane Elizabeth GRAHAM