Edward James Wooler FORREST


FORREST, Edward James Wooler

Service Number: WX15918
Enlisted: 20 August 1941, Claremont, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Yallingup, Western Australia, 12 September 1920
Home Town: Margaret River, Augusta-Margaret River Shire, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, New Guinea, 26 November 1943, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Busselton War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

20 Aug 1941: Enlisted Private, SN WX15918, Claremont, Western Australia
20 Aug 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN WX15918, 2nd/32nd Infantry Battalion
26 Nov 1943: Involvement Private, SN WX15918, 2nd/32nd Infantry Battalion, New Guinea - Huon Peninsula / Markham and Ramu Valley /Finisterre Ranges Campaigns

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Edward James Wooler FORREST was born at Yallingup, Western Australia on 12th September, 1920

His parents were John William FORREST & Amy WOOLER who married in WA in 1912