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Nottingham (Pennyfoot Street)
He was the son of William and Emma Forbes and the brother of Edward and Gladys Forbes. They lived at 19 Clarence Street St Ann's Nottingham in 1911 and later at 1 Bay Terrace Clarence Street.
He was an errand boy in 1911.
04 Jun 1918
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Worcester Yeomanry (The Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars)
Private Ernest Forbes, Worcestershire Yeomanry, died in Alexandria, on 4th June 1918. He is buried in Deir El Belah War Cemetery, Egypt.
In memoriam published 4th June 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “FORBES. – In ever-loving memory of our dear son and brother, who died on June 4th, 1918, Alexander Hospital, Egypt. With aching hearts we shook his hand, tears glistened in our eyes, we wished him luck, but never thought it was his last good-bye. – From his sorrowing mother, father, sisters, Ada, Emma, Violet, Kate, Gladys, and brothers Edward, Bill (with the colours).” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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