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Person Details

HOBROUGH, Robert Thomas


Name: Eton - WW1 High Street, Eton
NIWM Ref: 7954
RBWM Ref: WM234
Name: Eton Wick and Boveney Eton Wick Road, Eton Wick
NIWM Ref: 7948
RBWM Ref: WM176

Person Details

Place of birth: Eton
Gender: Male
Date of death: 30/09/1917
Place of death: Belgium
Manner of death: Missing in action - presumed killed
Age at death: 37
CWGC Ref: 836765
TWGPP Ref: 272195
Address: Austin Villa, 46 The Crescent Slough
Address: 4 St Leonards Place Eton Wick

Military details

Joined: Enlisted-Chatham, Kent
Military Organisation: Army
Military Unit/Group: Signal Company 7th div, Royal Engineers
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 40782
Decoration: Military Medal (MM)


Wife Isabel Florence (dot) HOBROUGH
Father Thomas HOBROUGH
Mother Emma HOBROUGH

Additional information

Robert was baptised on 8th January 1882 in Eton
Robert was in the Army as a regular before the War. He had served in South African war, Somaliland, Egypt, and Sudan.

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