Bertram Forrest

RBS remembers 1914-1918



Bertram Forrest

Bank: The Royal Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Edinburgh Stockbridge branch

Died: 27 December 1917

Bertram Thomas Alexander Forrest was born in Midlothian on 7 March 1881, the son of John Primrose Bertram Forrest, a bank worker, and his wife Isabella. Like his father, Forrest became a banker, working for The Royal Bank of Scotland.

During the First World War Forrest left his job at the bank's Edinburgh Stockbridge branch to go on military service. Second Lieutenant Forrest of the Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) was killed in Palestine on 27 December 1917. He was 36 years old.

 

 

Leave your message of remembrance

If you want to leave a message of remembrance about this fallen member of our staff please send us an email.

Send us an email

Please note that we review every comment before publishing it to make sure that it doesn't breach our posting guidelines so it sometimes takes a day or two for your comments to appear.

Set Tab for lightbox