Forgan Anderson Simond

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/23204
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Kirkaldy
  • Address: 388 Strathmartine Road, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Christina A. Simond, 31 Bruce Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander L. Simond, 31 Bruce Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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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