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Oban (Pennyfuir) Cemetery
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 6:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote






And a Gunner's badge canon

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And a very nice Argylls badge

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 6:27 pm    Post subject: LeeEnfield Reply with quote

Two sons are commemorated on one cross. Both boys have no known grave and are commemorated on CWGC memorials. I don't know if the parents David Douglas Forbes or Jeanie Menzies Forbes were buried here later?

FORBES, ROBERT
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 12th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Service No: 14842
Additional information: Son of David Douglas Forbes, of "Glenara", Oban, Argyll.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 10 to 13.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

FORBES, DAVID MENZIES
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 9th (Glasgow Hds.) Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 14/04/1918
Service No: 350698
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. David Douglas Forbes, of "Glenara", Oban, Argyllshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 9.
Memorial: PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL



This stone has a very nice detail of a Lee Enfield rifle. It has been damaged slightly.





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