Private Gordon Cecil Forbes

Regimental Number:
422067
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
29th Battalion
Company:
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Prior Military Experience:
No
Enlistment Date:
January 1, 1915
Age at Enlistment:
25
Enlisted at:
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Address at Enlistment:
Rathwell, Manitoba
Civilian Occupation:
Farmer
Saw Service in:
Europe
Date of Death:
September 13, 1916
Age at Death:
26
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Courcellette (Battle of the Somme)
Burial:
Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
N/A
Commemorated:
Rathwell War Memorial
 
Date of Birth:
December 6, 1889
Next of Kin:
Thomas Chisholm Forbes (father), Rathwell, Manitoba
Place of Birth:
Rathwell, Manitoba
Country of Birth:
Canada
Prisoner of War:
No
Interned:
Married:
Single
Religion:
Presbyterian
Height:
6 Feet 1 Inches
Chest:
38 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
   
NAC Reference:
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private
Canadian Infantry
29th Battalion
Awards and Decorations
Notes

Son of Thomas Chisholm Forbes and Christina Kincaid Forbes of Rathwell, Manitoba.

Brother to Adam Archibald Forbes.

Research Notes