Private Ralph Forsyth

Private Ralph Forsyth, 7th Battalion,( City of London ) Regiment. He died in France on 3rd October 1915, aged 21, of wounds received in action during the Battle of Loos. He was the son of Annie and the late Ralph Forsyth of 1 Seafield, Spittal and is buried in Abbeyville Communal Cemetery, Abbeyville, France. His Regiment successfully captured the German positions at the ” Double Crassier ” and repulsed the inevitable counter attack. 14 Officers and 250 Other Ranks became casualties. His brother James also fell ( see above ).

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