FORREST, Robert Henry
(Service number 55470)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 7 March 1895 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment St Andrews
Occupation Teamster
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin J. FORREST (father), Saint Andrews, South Canterbury
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 28th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 26 July 1917
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Regiment

Military Awards

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 13 October 1953 Age 58 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services section, Row 114, Plot 2
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Robert Henry Forrest was the son of James and Alice Sophia Forrest, and a brother of Andrew Frederick Forrest.


Auckland War Memorlai Museum Cenotaph Database [19 December 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [19 December 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [23 December 2016]

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