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IGS North West Frontier Seaforth Highlanders

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India General Service Medal 1908, EDVII issue, bar North West Frontier 1908, 8489 Private A. Forbes, 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders.

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India General Service Medal 1908, EDVII issue, bar North West Frontier 1908, 8489 Private A. Forbes, 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders.

 

Officially engraved in flowing script.

 

Medal roll remarks state he was sent to Army Reserve to be discharged.

 

Only 2 A. Forbes went on to serve with the Seaforth Highlanders in WW1, both were killed in action, for further research:

 

10667 Lance Sergeant Alexander Forbes, 2nd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders, from Edinburgh, killed by a sniper on 24th October 1914.

 

The other was 8720 Sergeant Alexander Forbes, 7th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders who was killed in action in France on 12th October 1916.