This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 188
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 03/09/1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier and Face 10 A.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
- Address: 192 Ferry Road, Dundee
Mary Forbes, 192 Ferry Rd, Dundee
Alexander, 192 Ferry Rd, Dundee
More about William Forbes
William has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.
William Forbes 188 Black Watch
FORBES―In loving memory of my dear brother, Private William Forbes, killed in action, on 3d of September 1916. Inserted by his sister and elder brother, also by Miss C. Hayter.
FORBES―In loving remembrance of my only brother, Private William Forbes, killed in action, on 3d of September 1916. – Inserted by his youngest sister Katie.
Dundee People’s Journal 8th September 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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