Ernest Sinclair Wilson Forwell

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dunkeld
  • Service no: 268996
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 18/04/1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 78 to 83.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Monifieth
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Dundee Burgh Engineers Office
  • Mother:

    Helen Mitchell Forwell, “Hillcrest” Monifieth

  • Father:

    William Forwell, J. P. “Hillcrest” Monifieth

  • Siblings:
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  • Children:

More about Ernest Sinclair Wilson Forwell

Ernest has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.

Sergeant Forwell enlisted in the Scottish Horse shortly after the outbreak of war and for a long time acted as an instructor in the Battalion. Subsequently he was transferred to the Black Watch and proceeded to France in the beginning of 1918. He was 24 years of age and was previously employed in the Dundee Burgh Engineer’s Office.

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