Saturday, May 26, 2012

Forrest, James

Death of a Veteran.
Auckland, April 14.

James Forrest, an old Crimean veteran, died to-day. The deceased was a native of Edinburgh, and saw considerable service with the British Army. In 1863 he came from Bendigo to Auckland, and took service with the 1st Waikato Regiment, for which he received the 1861-66 medal, he being the holder also of medals for service in the Crimea, India, and New Zealand.
Colonist, Volume XLIV, Issue 10082, 15 April 1901, Page 4

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