Forbes, Alexander Stewart, 1894-1916

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Forbes, Alexander Stewart, 1894-1916

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Forbes, Alexander Stewart, son of Patrick Lewis Forbes, of Hampstead, by Sara Mildred Leckie, of Blackheath, Kent; b. March 29, 1894; adm. Jan. 14, 1909 (H); left July 1913; entered a firm of Anglo-Russian cotton manufacturers, and was in Russia at the outbreak of Great War I; returned heme in Oct. 1914; 2nd Lieut. wth (Reserve) Batt. the Seaforth Highlanders Nov. 9, 1914; Lieut. Oct. 7, 1915; attached to the 181st Machine Gun Co., and went out to the western front in June 1916; d. Aug. 17, 1916, of wounds received in action near Albert on the previous day.


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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition



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Prepared for import into AtoM by Westminster School Archive staff, 2019-2020




The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from Play 1883 to Election 1960, Volume 3, compiled by J.B. Whitmore, G.R.Y. Radcliffe and D.C. Simpson, Barnet, 1963

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