George Forrest

Name: George Allen Forrest

Rank: Sergeant

Service Number: 5696

Units Served: 43rd Battalion

Personal Details: George Allen Forrest was the son of William and Sarah Ann of Springton, South Australia.  

Enlistment Details: He enlisted on the 10th March 1916 and joined the 43rd Battalion.  

Details about his role in War:  He embarked from Adelaide 27th August 1916 on the “Barambah” and arrived on the 23rd September 1916. On the 23rd April 1917 he was wounded in action but then returned to action on the 24th April. And on the same day he was readmitted to hospital with a right shoulder injury. He then returned on the 23rd Of June 1917, on the 20th of April 1918 he was wounded in action and then on the 27th April 1918 George died from his wound injuries.

Age at Death: 28

Memorial Details: Bonnay Communal Cemetery Extension.

Commemorated by


Nicole Weidenhofer

1st December 2008