CHRISTIE Robert Charles Alexander  

Service Number 65023 8th Reinforcements

Born : 25th June 1899 Auckland New Zealand

Died : 27th August 1979 Cooroy  (80 Years 2 months 2 days)

Buried : Cooroy Cemetery,Queensland.

Parents : Robert Forsyth and Maud  nee Harvey

Wife : Edna Agnes nee Wendt 

Enlisted : 16th August 1918 Brisbane

Embarked 7th November 1918 SS Carpentaria

Returned to Australia : 28th December 1918 Riverina

 Armistice Day 1918 :  Unknown 

No Medals Identified

Connection :  Living at Park Ridge at the time of enlistment.

Memorials :     Listed on the Logan Village Honour Board,                                     

                     Beaudesert War Memorial.

                     Garden of Remembrance Albany Creek,                                        

                     Department of Veteran Affairs Honour our Heroes.

                     The Soldiers & Nurses of the Beaudesert District (1914-1919) David Mason 

                      Logan Village Museum Honour Roll                                               

                       Virtual War Memorial Australia 

                       Discovering ANZACS National Library Australia 


CHRISTIE Robert Forsyth  

Service Number 1396 2nd Light Horse 11th Reinforcements

Born : 28th September 1872 Fraserberg, Scotland  

Died : 27th June 1963 Brisbane  (90 years 8 months 30 days)

Buried : No burial place identified as at February 2023

Parents : John Christie and Jane  nee Mowat

Wife : Maud Caroline nee Harvey

Enlisted: 10th July 1915 Brisbane

Embarked :                 4th October 1915 HMAT A47 Mashobra from Sydney 

Returned to Australia : 21st March 1919 Kildacess

 Armistice Day 1918 :   France 

Medals : British War Medal 7607

             Victory Medal       7532

             Star 1914-1915    3076

Connection : Son is on Honour Board at Logan Village

                     Living in Park Ridge at time of enlistment

Memorials:     Logan Village Museum Honour Roll                                               

                      Jimboomba Honour Board

                       Beaudesert War Memorial                                                           

                       Virtual War Memorial Australia

                       Discovering ANZACS National Library Australia              

                       The Soldiers & Nurses of the Beaudesert District (1914-1919) David Mason