John Forbes

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3/3198
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Iraq
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 12.04.1916
  • Burial Country: Iraq
  • Cemetery: Amara War Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.D.2.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 71 Albert Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Georgina Forbes, 71 Albert St, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Forbes, 71 Albert St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Forbes

John Forbes   3/3198   Black Watch

FORBES___On the 12th inst., Private John Forbes, No. 3198, 2nd Royal Highlanders, died of wounds received in action, aged 20 years, eldest surviving son of James and Georgina Forbes, 71 Albert Street.

Dundee People’s Journal 22nd April 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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