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Forster, G.M., Pte., 1915
In Vermelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, is the Commonwealth War Grave of 10295 Private George Moffatt Forster, serving with the 14th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, who died 26/09/1915.

Morpeth Herald 15/10/1915 carries a brief obituary:

News has been received by Mr and Mrs Forster, of Gladstone Street, Blyth, that their son, Private George Moffatt Forster, of the 14th N.F., was killed in action somewhere in France on Sept. 26th. Private Moffatt [sic] had been in the Army for 12 months, and only went to France a month ago. Previously he was an apprentice at Blyth Shipyard, and for a short time worked on the railway at Cambois. He was only 20 years of age.

He is remembered at Blyth on B42.24 where he is given as Foster, G.M.

The CWGC entry for Private Forster

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