Born: 1884, Ipswich.
Died: 20th July 1916; age 31; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 3842
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory& British War.
Pier & Face 1C & 2A.
Brother to REGINALD JOHN FORSDICK.
1891 6, Alexandria Road, Ipswich.
Hurbon was 6 years old and living with his parents, siblings & cousin.
James Henry Forsdick, 31, a News Messenger, born Sudbury, Suffolk.
Louisa Forsdick (nee Wales), 29, born Lavenham, Suffolk.
Louisa Elizabeth W. Forsdick, 3, born Ipswich.
Reginald John Forsdick, 2, born Ipswich.
Bernard Forsdick, 7, born Ipswich.
1901 6, Alexandria Road, Ipswich.
Hurbon was 16 years old, a Furniture Packer. He was living with his parents & siblings.
James, 41, a Newspaper Packer.
Louisa, 13, a Nursemaid – Domestic.
William Thomas Forsdick, 8, born Ipswich.
1911 6, Alexandria Road, Ipswich.
Hurbon was 26 years old, a Porter – Jeweller’s. He was living with his parents & siblings.
James, 57, a Packer – Newspaper.
William, 18, a Milkman.
Soldiers’ Effects to James H. Forsdick – father.
Hurbon is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Helen’s Church, Ipswich.
Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion:
4th Battalion Throughout the 19th the heavy shelling continued. Early on the 20th the battalion returned to Shell valley, in preparation for the attack on High Wood.