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Burnett Forrest Desson Royal Navy **not a non-comm**

 
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 08, 2011 6:18 am    Post subject: Burnett Forrest Desson Royal Navy **not a non-comm** Reply with quote

Burnett A Forrest Desson Gnr Royal Navy
born Elgin, Morayshire 1898? Age 21 Died Truro 20-Sep-18
Son of Mrs Alexander, 43 Bedley St; Glasgow. (Christina Forrest).
Grandson of the late Burnett Forrest, Slater.
For King and Country has Burnett A F Desson.
Mearns Leader 28 Sep 1918 Deaths also Dis Cas info.
1901 Census 255/2/14/95 9 King St; Stonehaven.
Served on HMS Carnarvon at the Battle off Falkland Islands.
Cowie Churchyard, Stonehaven
Stonehaven Memorial
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 09, 2011 5:25 pm    Post subject: Ab. Alexander B. D. Forrest R.N.R. Reply with quote

Anne

This man is not a non comm but is recorded as Forrest, his mother's maiden name.
Records show he served as Alexander Burnett Desson Forrest and she confimed the details to IWGC.

Name: FORREST
Initials: A B D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Unit Text: H.M.S. "Vivid"
Date of Death: 20/09/1918
Service No: J/29457/DEV
Additional information: Son of Mrs. C. Alexander, of 43, Bedlay St., Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Old.
Cemetery: COWIE (SS. MARY AND NATHAN) CHURCHYARD
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 09, 2011 5:58 pm    Post subject: Update of info Reply with quote

I've updated the info thanks.
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