Samuel Irwin FORSTER


FORSTER, Samuel Irwin

Service Number: 1384
Enlisted: 12 June 1916, Broadmeadows, Vic.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Light Trench Mortar Batteries
Born: Bandon Grove via Dungog, NSW, 1893
Home Town: Dungog, Dungog, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: School Teacher
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 25 May 1917
Cemetery: Strand Military Cemetery, Ploegsteert, Wallonie, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hereford House Reunion Club Roll of Honour, Parramatta NSW Public School Teachers KIA Honour Roll, Parramatta NSW Public School Teachers Who Served Abroard Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

12 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1384, 3rd Light Trench Mortar Battery, Broadmeadows, Vic.
25 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1384, Light Trench Mortar Batteries
25 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1384, Light Trench Mortar Batteries, HMAT Ascanius, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Jessie Forster, of 81, St. Davids Rd., Haberfield, New South Wales, and the late Samuel Irwin Forster.