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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Argyll And Bute
Town
Oban
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
79709
Current location

Pennyfuir Cemetery
A85
Oban
Argyll And Bute
Strathclyde
PA34 5TX
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NM 86652 31553
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Addition to family gravestone, which is a Celtic cross on tapered plinth
Inscription
In Loving and/Honoured Memory of/ROBERT STRUTHERS FORBES/2ND LIEUT. 8TH ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS/ONLY SON OF JAMES D. AND E.C. A. FORBES/WHO FELL IN ACTION AT BEAUCHAMP, FRANCE/24TH APRIL 1917, AGED 23 YEARS/INTERRED AT COUZEAUCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY/….
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Forbes, Robert Struthers
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, relationships, rank, service, place of death, manner of death, date of death, age, place of burial
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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