Regimental number23/1630
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland, Australia
Next of kinMother, Mrs Amy Forde, 302 South Street, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia
Rank on embarkationRifleman
Unit nameNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1915, 3rd Reinforcements of 1st Battalion, E Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT 38 Tahiti on 8 January 1916
Final rankPrivate
Final unit2nd Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 16 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialCaterpillar Valley Cemetery (Plot XI, Row B, Grave No 2), Longueval, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Annie Theodosia Forde, 154 Gore Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 2: Roll 16, p. 3