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Capt Robert Edgar Forrester

 
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DelBoy



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PostPosted: Sat Apr 04, 2009 11:58 pm    Post subject: Capt Robert Edgar Forrester Reply with quote

A chancel screen located in St James Episcopal church, Cupar.

UKNIWM No: Unlisted

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF
ROBERT EDGAR FORRESTER CAPT
THE BLACK WATCH
KILLED IN ACTION 15TH JUNE 1915
BURIED AT CUINCHY AGED 38





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DelBoy



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PostPosted: Sat Apr 04, 2009 11:59 pm    Post subject: Capt. Robert Edgar Forrester Reply with quote

Name: FORRESTER
Initials: R E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Date of Death: 16/06/1915
Additional information: Husband of Iola Forrester, of Cleeto, Cupar, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. B. 20.
Cemetery: CUINCHY COMMUNAL CEMETERY

The War Diary seems to support the date of his death as the 15th and not the 16th.
(1st Btn War Diary) "15th May: Captain R.E. Forrester, commanding D company shot through the head 6.20pm."


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 04, 2009 3:32 pm    Post subject: Forrester Reply with quote

Thanks to Mrs Aase Goldsmith for photos and information.
UKNIWM 57987

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