Forbes, Robert James

Regimental Number: 6098
Rank: Sergeant
Branch: Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Robert was born in Tilsonburg, Ontario on June 1, 1888. He enlisted in the Canadian Army on August 14, 1914, just ten days after the war started. Robert was in Canada on escort duty from September to November of 1916. He also served in England, France, and Russia. Robert was discharged on October 4, 1919. In 1920, he filed on the southern half of 16-80-7-W6. He canceled both homesteads, but the 1921 present address card in his service file lists Spirit River as Robert’s current address.