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Robert Louis Forbes

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Louis AWMM
  • Surname
    Forbes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/1285 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 December 1882 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 5 Walter Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Forbes (wife), 14 Jessie Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/1285 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Mrs. J. Dunning (formerly Forbes), of II, Derwent St., Island Bay, Wellington. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 June 1915 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM

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  • Robet Louis Forbes is my great great grandfather on my mothers side, also i am 13 years old and couldn't be prouder.
    Public - Nicole - Direct descendant - 3 October 2015
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  • Robert Louis Forbes was my great grandfather on my dad's side I'm only 11 he died on the 11of June or July I'm not sure about his date of birth but I do know that he kept a diary during the war
    Public - Larissa - Other Relative - 1 May 2015
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Sources

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
03 September 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
03 October 2015NicoleKapiti, New ZealandDirect descendant
01 May 2015LarissaWellington Other Relative

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