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William FORBES

Private 38664 William FORBES of 21st Bn., Manchester Regiment

Killed in Action Wednesday 24th October 1917, Belgium, age 24

Of:38 Hyde Road, Gorton, Lancashire
Born:1893, Edinburgh, Scotland
Parents:Mary Ann Forbes and William Forbes of 18 Boston Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Bookbinder, Cartwright and Rattray's, Hyde
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium,   Panel 120 to 124 and 162 to 162A and 163A
Link with Hyde:Lived in Hyde


In loving memory of Pte. W. Forbes, Z.A.C.
Message of Remembrance, written for Werneth Low Cenotaph Unveiling June 25th 1921