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Subject: Re: [AUS-IRISH] ROBERT FORBES from Co Tyrone, Ireland
Date: Sun, 24 Nov 2002 21:07:27 EST
Myra was cremated and is at Woronora General Cemetery in Sutherland, which is
a suburb not far from Hurstville. The are several Robert FORBES also at
Woronora and the only one where the age nearly matches your one, died 28
August 1969 aged 80. His ashes are not far from Myra's so it could be him.
> Looking for any info on my granduncle Robert FORBES born about 1887 in
> Lisnarrow, Co Tyrone, Ireland, to Robert FORBES and Sarah ARBUCKLE. He
> emigrated to Australia in 1908 with his cousin Thomas Forbes. During WW1 he
> served in the AIF. Married Myra E. Ashworth in 1924 at Hurstville, NSW.
> Myra died June 1992 aged 97 and from the death notice in the Sydney Morning
> Herald I found they had 2 sons Robert and Harold who I think I found in the
> WW2 nominal roll. Would anyone know when Robert died, wasn't able to find a
> death notice, or where his children and grandchildren are now. Anything
> would be greatly appreciated
> Many thanks
> Helena Boyd (nee Herd)
> Belfast, Northern Ireland
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