Name:-    Forbes, John Stratton

Nationality:- UK

Age :-   
41

Rank:-   
Serjeant Major

Number:-  
510026

Medal:-

Service:-   
Army

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.

1891 Census

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. Caputh

William Forbes, son, 2, b. Caputh

1901 Census

Snaigow Cottage

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.


Extra information:-

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?


Caputh Cemetery

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