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Person Details

PLUMRIDGE, Robert (J)

Memorials

Name: All Saints Parishioners - Bisham Church Lane, Bisham
NIWM Ref: 7894
RBWM Ref: WM144

Person Details

Place of birth: Bisham, Berkshire
Gender: Male
Date of death: 06/12/1917
Place of death: Flanders, France
Manner of death: Killed in action
Age at death: 24
CWGC Ref: 1755987
TWGPP Ref: 3561608
Civilian occupation: Gardener

Military details

Military Organisation: Army
Military Unit/Group: Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Rank: Private
Service Number: 241980

Relatives

Father Henry PLUMRIDGE
Mother Sarah PLUMRIDGE
Brother John PLUMRIDGE
Brother Alfred PLUMRIDGE
Brother Fred PLUMRIDGE

Additional information

He is remembered at Cambrai Memorial Louverval, France.
Robert was probably one of many who fell in December 1917. The Third Army reported losses of dead, wounded and missing of 44,207 between 20 November and 8 December. Of these, some 6,000 were taken prisoner in the enemy counterstroke on 30 November. Enemy casualties are estimated by the British Official History at approximately 45,000.

Resources

Details of the Battle of Cambrai in December 1917

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