Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number:Mersey 4/19.
Regiment: H.M.S. "Viknor." Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Killed In Action Wednesday 13th January 1915
Age 20
County Memorial Birkenhead
Commemorated\Buried Plymouth Naval Memorial
CountryUnited Kingdom

James's Story.

Birkenhead News, Saturday, February 6, 1915.

Seaman James Forshaw

Seaman James Forshaw, an old Laird Street boy, whose parents reside at 215, Lansdowne road, was lost in the Viknor. He joined the Mersey Division of the R.N.V.R. last February, went through the siege of Antwerp, and afterwards joined the Viknor. He was 19 years of age.