Sale WW1 

Robert Greaves

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:09th Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Welsh Rgt
How Died:Died of Wounds
Country of burial:BelgiumGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Lijssenthoek Cem, Poperinge
Town Memorial:Sale
Extra Information:
Born during the December quarter 1896 in the Altrincham R.D. - ref: 8a/199,
the son of Henry & Emma Greaves (nee Brownhill).  Baptised at St. Martin's
P.C. Ashton upon Mersey on the 28th February 1897.   Emma was Harry's
second wife, his first wife Martha died 24/04/1884 aged 37.

1901 Census - "Rose Cottage", 4 Buck Lane, Ashton upon Mersey.   Son aged:
4 - born: Ashton upon Mersey.  Head of household - Emma Greaves - Married -
aged: 48 - born: Ashton upon Mersey.  Plus 1 half sister and 2 elder
siblings.  According to the 1891 census - his father was born in 1854 and
employed as a Labourer.

1911 Census - No Trace.

Wounded in the Battle of Messines.

Commemorated on the family gravestone in St. Martin's Ref: 6b.136.

His father Henry 31/08/1912 aged 58 and his mother Emma (Henry's second
wife) died 06/07/1935 aged 84.

Listed in the Guardian Year Book - Roll of Honour for 1918.

CWGC - Son of Henry & Emma Greaves of Buck Lane, Ashton upon Mersey.

Memorials found on:
St. Martin's (Ashton on Mersey)St. Martin's Window (Ashton on Mersey)
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