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Forbes in the Military

20th and 21st Centuries

John (Jack) Forbes

John (Jack) Forbes

Canadian Navy

Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.

Warrant Officer Class II

Years of Service:

1940 - 1944 (death)

Enlisting with the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada in June 1940, Forbes gained promotion to warrant officer rank while in England. He had been overseas since July, 1941. Previously reported to missing in action in France, CSM Forbes was reportd as killed in action in Normandy.

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