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Full Name
Hugh Forbes
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Hugh
Surname
Forbes
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
14911
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Mechanic
Next of Kin
Mrs B.C. Forbes (wife), C/o Central Hotel, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Enlistment Address
43 Leeds Street, Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
New Zealand Infantry Brigade
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 155
Campaigns
Italy
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
2 June 1942
Age at Death
32
Year of Death
1942
Cemetery Name
Bari War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
XI. D. 25.
Biographical Notes
Son of James Forbes and of Mary Forbes (nee McMahon), of Footscray, Victoria, Australia; husband of Brenda Coral Forbes, of Christchurch
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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