Service Numbers: 842, 842
Enlisted: 19 August 1914, Enlisted at Rockhampton, QLD
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Rafford, Morayshire, Scotland, 1886
Home Town: Rockhampton, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: Alvis and Rafford Schools, Morayshire
Occupation: Warder
Died: Died of wounds - head, At sea in board HS Asturias, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 25 July 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, buried at sea R. Rankine officiated Panel 31, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 842, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Rockhampton, QLD
24 Sep 1914: Involvement Private, 842, 9th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Omrah embarkation_ship_number: A5 public_note: ''
24 Sep 1914: Embarked Private, 842, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane
28 Apr 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 9th Infantry Battalion, At Gallipoli
25 Jul 1915: Involvement Lance Corporal, 842, 9th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 842 awm_unit: 9th Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Lance Corporal awm_died_date: 1915-07-25

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia in 1910 aged 24 years

Son of John K. and Jane Forsyth of 23 East Back Street, Bishop Mill, Elgin, Scotland

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

Previously served in the Seaforth Highlanders for 3 years