Hugh Stuart-Forbes

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Born 9 November 1895, Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand
  • Died 25 June 1934 or 1937, Melbourne, Australia
  • Last rank Private/Rifleman
  • Service number 30985
  • Served In Reinforcements, G Company, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
  • Next of Kin Mrs Forbes (mother), Picton
  • Pre-war occupation Labourer, Christchurch Meat Company
  • ReligionChurch of England, (Anglican)
  • Enlisted24 August 1916
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 72, Athenic, departed 30 December 1916, disembarked 3 March 1917, Plymouth, Devon, England
  • Theatres of operationWestern European 1917-1918
  • Periods of service182 days in New Zealand and two years 116 days overseas in Western Europe. Total service of two years and 298 days
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard Maheno, 10 March 1919
  • Discharged17 June 1919, due to no longer being physically fit for war service, on account of wounds received in action
  • AwardedBritish War Medal and Victory Medal