Frederick William Duncan Forbes Unknown date of birth - Died 12 July 1901 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number2365 AWMM Also known asFred AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Last rankGunner AWMMNew Zealand Mounted Rifles, 5th Contingent (New Zealand Imperial Bushmen) AWMM WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMM Lay a poppy Roll of Honour, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, detail, 1st - 7th C … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesFrederick William Duncan AWMM SurnameForbes AWMM Ingoa Also known asFred AWMM Service number2365 AWMM Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionPresbyterian, Christian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birthKelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland AWMM Birth notesSpylew, Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentPre WW1 AWMMMiner AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentPre 30 March 1900 AWMMSpylew, Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Mary Anna Scott (sister), Spylew, Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland AWMM Relationship statusPre 31 March 1900 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number2365 AWMM Military units1 New Zealand Battery, Rhodesian Field Force Artillery AWMM Military service1 New Zealand Battery, Rhodesian Field Force Artillery AWMM Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsQueen's South Africa Medal (Cape Colony, Rhodesia, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 clasps) AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentPre WW1 AWMM30 March 1900 AWMMThames, Coromandel District, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentPre WW1 AWMM22 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsPre WW1 AWMM31 March 1900 AWMMWellington, New Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyPre WW1 AWMM31 March 1900 AWMMNew Zealand Mounted Rifles, 5th Contingent (New Zealand Imperial Bushmen) AWMMNew Zealand Mounted Rifles, 5th Contingent (New Zealand Imperial Bushmen), 11 Company (Auckland Section) AWMMMaori AWMMTrooper AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesHeight, Unknown Period AWMM5 foot 10 Inches AWMMWeight, Unknown Period AWMM11 stone 12 pounds AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, South Africa AWMMPneumonia AWMMDied of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMMPneumonia AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankGunner AWMMNew Zealand Mounted Rifles, 5th Contingent (New Zealand Imperial Bushmen) AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Father: William Forbes (Writer, Edinburgh)Mother: Mary Aitken ScottMiner, Pollen Street, ThamesGunner W. F. Forbes received a military funeral on 15 July 1901. Dense crowds lined the streets to watch his coffin pass by on a 'B' Battery gun carriage. Returned to New Zealand on "Tagus" (ship) 11 July 1901Auckland Museum Boer War Display – photo of “section of the Auckland Fifth Contingent which left by the Mapourika” AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death24 AWMM Date of death12 July 1901 AWMM Cause of deathDied of Sickness AWMM Place of deathDunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMM Death notesHospital, Port Chalmers, New Zealand AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameNorthern Cemetery, Lovelock Ave, North Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM Grave referenceSection 7, Block 10, Plot 13 AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameRanfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMMSouth Africa War Memorial, Victoria Park, Thames, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM Memorial reference ObituaryDeath notice: New Zealand Herald, 13 July 1901, page 5 AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Frederick William Duncan Forbes by laying a poppy. Francis Courtney Sutherland Forbes Francis Ernest Forbes Frederick William Duncan Forbes Fredrick Forbes George Forbes Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Frederick William Duncan Forbes Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=20520117Archives NZNew Zealand History online. New Zealand in the South (Boer) Warhttp://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/the-south-african-boer-war/introductionFurther ReferenceMinistry for Culture and Heritage, New Zealand History online. Thames South Africa War Memorialhttp://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/thames-south-african-war-memorialFurther ReferenceThe Walter Calloway trail. pdf guidehttp://www.thecoromandelroadtrip.com/content/library/CALLAWAY_TRAIL_BROCHUREweb.pdfFurther Reference DocumentsStowers, R. (2002). Rough Riders at War: history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer war 1899-1902 and information on all members of the ten New Zealand contingents. Author: Hamilton, N.Z. AWMMAppendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of New Zealand. AWMMAppendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives. 1900. H.6. Nominal Roll AWMMStowers, R. (1992). Kiwi versus Boer : the First New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMMStowers, R. (2002). Rough Riders at War: history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer war 1899-1902 and information on all members of the ten New Zealand contingents. Author: Hamilton, N.Z. AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMMDeath notice: New Zealand Herald, 13 July 1901, page 5 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.