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Donald FORSYTH, Corporal

Donald FORSYTH, Corporal

Male 1914 - 1993  (79 years)

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  • Name Donald FORSYTH 
    Suffix Corporal 
    Born 27 Jul 1914  Noradjuha Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biography Notes 19 Nov 1916  New Guinea Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Dorothy Forsyth on 19Nov16 stated Donald served in Australia and on Mittelburgh Island in Dutch New Guinea. 
    Residence 1924  Kellerberrin WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    David (father) and Donald came to WA to pre-set up the Kellerberrin farm (from Horsham/Noradjuha Vic)and the family with 8 children arrived by ship to Fremantle, Perth and travelled out to Kellerberrin together.Stated in interview by Dorothy Forsyth on 23.11.16 Researcher Lorna McLean 
    Military Service 15 May 1940  WWII Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Service No 16500, Enlisted Kellerberrin WA, in RAAF Corporal 
    Military Service 1940-1945  WWII Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Enlisted 15 May 1940 RAAF at Kellerberrin/Perth WA. NOK Margaret Forsyth, Discharged 28 Nov 1945 as Corporal in 1 Reserve Personnel Pool.  
    Died 22 Sep 1993  Kellerberrin WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Buried in Section 1 plot 21
    Person ID I-6758  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2019 

    Father David FORSYTH,   b. 18 Dec 1884, Noradjuha Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1948, Kellerberrin WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship -2197 
    Mother Rachel MCDONALD,   b. 28 Nov 1884, Carchap Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1941, Kellerberrin WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship -2197 
    Married 4 Sep 1912  Horsham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • MARRIED Presbyterian Church Horsham Vic
    Residence 1925  Kellerberrin WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    'Marple Farm ' In 1925 Dave bought a 2000 acre property from Thomas Potts, 'Marple Farm' which was six miles south of Kellerberrin.  
    Family ID F-2197  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Mavis WEST,   b. 17 Dec 1917,   d. 11 Jun 1991, Kellerberrin WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1941  North Perth WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Married Presbyterian Church, North Perth, WA
    Residence Greenmount WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    69 Old York Rd, Greenmount, WA 
    Children 
    +1. DJ F
    +2. DM F
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2016 14:31:07 
    Family ID F-2209  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S-50] FM Dorothy Forsyth nee Deane ID 6814-evidence pending, Lorna McLean interview , 23 Jan 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Some information sourced from Dorothy Forsyth 23.11.2016. Predominantly aligned with nominal rolls of WWI Military Service Records entered 23.1.2017

    2. [S-77] http//:www.ww2rolls.gov.au, http://www.ww2roll.gov.au, 24 Apr 2019 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      summary of military components.

    3. [S-50] FM Dorothy Forsyth nee Deane ID 6814-evidence pending, Lorna McLean interview , 23 Jan 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Some information sourced from Dorothy Forsyth 23.11.2016. Predominantly aligned/edited to nominal rolls of WWI Military Service Records entered 23.1.2017

    4. [S-7] CEMETERY AustralianCemeteries Index, Section 1 Plot 21.