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Robert Bertram

Photo:
(none)

Service No:
45135

Rank:
Private

Regiment:
Durham Light Infantry, 2nd Battalion

Died:
12/07/1918

Aged:
27

Commemorated / Buried:
Berlaimont Communal Cemetery Extension

Service History:
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.

Died at Camp Grand Carrière, presumably as a prisoner of war in Germany. There are two UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 register entries for Bertram 45135. One shows his father as also called Robert; the other refers to his mother, Ellen, who appears to have been his sole legatee.

Background:
Born at New Berwick, Northumberland, the son of Robert & Ellen Bertram, of Springhill, Seahouses, Chathill, Northumberland. Resident at Chathill.

Local memorial:
Obelisk, Seahouses Town Centre