Name:- Forbes, John Stratton
Age :- 41
Rank:- Serjeant Major
Regiment / ship:- 14th Bn., London Regiment (London Scottish)
Date of death:- 20th February 1917
Cemetery / Memorial:- Caputh, Perthshire
Area of cemetery / memorial :- 6.317
Family information:- Son of David and Charlotte Forbes. In the 1881 census David and Charlotte are living at “Spout side”, Caputh. He is a joiner employing one man.
John Stratton was then 5 years old, Donald 4 years, David 2 years, Alexander 1 year. Also living with them was Christina Forbes, 68, widow and a grocer.
Snaigow Cottage, Caputh, Perthshire
David Forbes, head, 42, joiner, b. Caputh
Charlotte J Forbes, wife, 39, b. Caputh
John S Forbes, son, 15, joiner’s apprentice, b. Caputh
Donald Forbes, son, 14, scholar, b. Caputh
David Forbes, son, 12, scholar, b. Caputh
Alexander Forbes, son, 11, scholar, b. Caputh
George Forbes, son, 9, scholar, b. Caputh
Christina C Forbes, daughter, 7, scholar, b. Caputh
Jane Forbes, daughter, 6, scholar, b. Caputh
James Forbes, son, 4, b. CaputhWilliam Forbes, son, 2, b. Caputh
David Forbes, head, 52, joiner, b. Caputh
Charlotte Forbes, 49, wife, b. Caputh
Alexander Forbes, son, 21, joiner, b. Caputh
George Forbes, son, 19, joiner, b. Caputh
James Forbes, son, 14, scholar, b. Caputh
William Forbes, son, 12, scholar, b. Caputh
No sign of John Stratton Forbes.
According to the Register of Births, Marriages and Deaths, a John S Forbes died in the first quarter of 1917 in Winchester, Hampshire, England. Is this him?
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