We remember Alexander Bruce Forbes

We remember Alexander Bruce Forbes

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Timeline

Timeline

1888
birth Thornhill, Morton, Dumfriesshire, Scotland United Kingdom Source:8704979 Source:8704997 21st September 1888
1891
location Carronhill, Morton, Dumfriesshire, Scotland United Kingdom parents address Source:8704981 5th April 1891
1893
sibling Donald Forbes Source:8705009 1893
1896
sibling Grace Forbes Source:8705009 1896
1898
sibling Albert Forbes Source:8705009 1898
1901
location Crathie & Braemar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland United Kingdom parents address Source:8705009 31st March 1901
1906
education Student of Science: B.Sc 1910 Edinburgh University Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom Source:8704980 1906 - 1910
1911
location Bridge of Tilt, Blair Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland United Kingdom away from home address Source:8705021 2nd April 1911
1912
employment Assistant Inspector (Non-established) Board of Agriculture and Fisheries United Kingdom Source:8704979 25th September 1912
1917
enlistment Inns of Court OTC, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire United Kingdom Source:8704997 12th July 1917
1917
location Eallabus, Bridgend, Isle of Islay, Scotland United Kingdom their own address Source:8704997 26th September 1917
1918
commission Unknown Source:8705003 April 1918
service British Army Private 11645 Inns of Court Officers Training Corps Source:2501084
service British Army Second Lieutenant Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Source:2501084
education Morrison's Academy Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland United Kingdom Source:8704997
education Madras College St Andrews, Scotland United Kingdom Source:8704997
service British Army Second Lieutenant Princess Louise's (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) 8th (The Argyllshire) Battalion (Territorial) Source:8532471
1918
death Died of wounds Casualty Clearing Station No 30, Escadoeuvres France Source:8532471 Source:8704997 29th October 1918
burial Ramillies British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Cambrai, Nord France G 15 Source:8704985

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Alexander Bruce
Initials AB
Last Name Forbes
Source 2501084
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Bridge of Tilt, Blair Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland United Kingdom away from home address known 2nd April 1911
Carronhill, Morton, Dumfriesshire, Scotland United Kingdom parents address known 5th April 1891
Crathie & Braemar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Eallabus, Bridgend, Isle of Islay, Scotland United Kingdom their own address known 26th September 1917
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Second Lieutenant
British Army 11645 Inns of Court Officers Training Corps Private
British Army Princess Louise's (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) 8th (The Argyllshire) Battalion (Territorial) Second Lieutenant
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
James Forbes father
Barbara Donald Jackson mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Donald Forbes brother 1893
Grace Forbes sister 1896
Albert Forbes brother 1898
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1917-09-25 5'10"

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Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription John21589
Britain School & University rolls 1914-1918 Transcription John21589
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription John21589
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription John21589

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission John21589
Madras College Archive John21589

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