This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Forgan Anderson Simond
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: S/23204
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion,
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 19
- Date of Death: 22.09.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 132 to 135 & 162A
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Kirkaldy
Christina A. Simond, 31 Bruce Rd, Dundee
Alexander L. Simond, 31 Bruce Rd, Dundee
More about Forgan Anderson Simond
Forgan has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
Forgan A. Simond S/23204 Seaforth Highlanders
DUNDEE LAD KILLED IN ACTION.
Private Forgan A. Simond, of the Seaforth Highlanders, who was killed in action on 22d September was the eldest son of Mr Alex. L. Simond, Dunara, Downfield, Dundee. Private Simond had just passed his nineteenth birthday and was a promising young man.
He was educated at Morgan Academy and was called up in February last. After five months in the training reserve he volunteered for active service and had been in France only nine weeks.
Dundee Courier 11th October 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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