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Robert Edward Younger

Photo:
(none)

Service No:
238067

Rank:
Lance Corporal

Regiment:
South Staffordshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion

Died:
29/09/1918

Aged:
(unknown)

Commemorated / Buried:
Noyelles-sur-l'Escaut Communal Cemetery & Extension

Service History:
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.

Formerly 3848, Northumberland Fusiliers (N.B. WW1 Service Medal & Award Rolls, 1914-1920 [available via Ancestry.co.uk] records previous service number as 7401, Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/6th Battalion Territorial Force).

Background:
Resident at Belford, Northumberland. Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 (via Ancestry.co.uk) records Younger's mother as Charlotte.

Local memorial:
As yet, unknown