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 William A. Forbes

William A. Forbes

Birth
Bridgeville, Humboldt County, California, USA
Death 10 Oct 1955 (aged 60)
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Plot H, 650
Memorial ID 3898662 · View Source
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Amb. Co., 363rd Infantry Regiment
91st Division, A.E.F., WW I

Mech 316 San TRN

Son of Peter Forbes and Annie Laymon

WILLIAM A. FORBES

Funeral for retired Fire Capt. William A. Forbes, 5027 N.E. 10th Avenue, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday from the Colonial Mortuary. Burial will be in Willamette National Cemetery. Rev. John Richardson will officiate. Capt. Forbes died Monday at his residene. Capt. Forbes was born in Bridgeville, Cal. and was educated in Eureka, Cal. He lived in Portland over 40 years and was with the fire bureau over 20 years.

He was a veteran of World War I, serving with the 363rd Ambulance Company, 91st Division, and was a member of American Legion post No. 52.

Survivors include the widow, Naomi; son William R., Portland; sisters, Mrs. Olive Jessen, Eureka, Miss Jane Forbes, Santa Clara, Cal., Mrs. Edna Bresee, San Francisco, Mrs. Margaret Carr, Santa Clara, Mrs. Hazel Forbes Costelloe, Winsor, N.C., and Mrs. Lou Knowland, Fresno, Cal.

Source: Oregonian, Oct. 13, 1955, Page 17


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  • Maintained by: Wild West Division
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3898662
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William A. Forbes (10 Mar 1895–10 Oct 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3898662, citing Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Wild West Division (contributor 47642953) .