CEF Soldier Detail

Private James Forbes
Died: July 15, 1917

Regimental Number:
225563
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
18th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Aberdeen
Country:
Scotland
Next of Kin:
Mary Forbes Insch, Aberdeen Scotland Mother
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
July 9, 1890
Trade or Calling:
Farming
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Toronto, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
October 12, 1915
Age at enlistment:
25
Height:
5 Feet 5 1/2 Inches
Chest:
35 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
July 15, 1917
Age at Death:
27
Buried at:
Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
N/A
Commemorated:
Aberdeen City Roll of Honour
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 3181-9
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
City Roll of Honour: Ruthrieston Farm, Bridge of Dee. Occ: Farming. Date maybe 15-8-17.
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 18th Battalion
Son of Mary Forbes, Insch near Elgin.