Service No: S/13719
Place of Birth: Lambhill
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Theatre of Death: F&F
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders (7th Bn.)
Memorial: Loos Memorial
Additional information: Son of James Urquhart Forbes of 189 Main Street, Rutherglen.
Rutherglen Lore information: Son of Sergeant Forbes, Constabulary, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Father James Forbes and brother William.
1901 census information:
Address: Police Office, Leadhills, Lanarkshire.
Father: James (37) police constable, born about 1864 in Fraserburgh.
Mother: Ann (37) born about 1864 in New Aberdour.
Brother: William (14) railway labourer, born about 1887 in Dalserf.
Brother: George Murray (12) born about 1889 in Govanhill.
Self: James (4) born about 1897 in Lambhill.
Brother: David (3) born about 1898 in Leadhills.
*This is the correct family however there seems to be a problem with the age of James Snr. and his wife in the transcription. Therefore I have gone with their correct ages.