Thomas Laidlaw FORBES

FORBES, Thomas Laidlaw

Service Number: 6534
Enlisted: 31 August 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 23 August 1895
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Dunellan State School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, France, 25 July 1918, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille
Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, France
Tree Plaque: Yeronga Avenue of Honour
Memorials: Annerley Stephens Shire Council Residents Honour Board 3, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brisbane Logan & Albert 9th Battalion Honour Roll, Brisbane T.A.9.A. Roll of Honour, Yeronga War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

31 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 6534, 26th Infantry Battalion, Brisbane, Queensland
7 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 6534, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 Feb 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 6534, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Sydney
25 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 6534, 1st Machine Gun Battalion , "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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