Born: 1895, Ipswich.
Died: 4th March 1918; age 25 – Died in Ipswich from injuries received in France.
Date of Entry Therein: 11th August 1915 – France.
Joined the King’s Royal Rifle Corps – 27th November 1915.
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment: King’s Royal Rifle Corps & Machine Gun Corps.
Formerly Private, 3110, 28th London Regiment (Artists Rifles).
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War + Silver War badge.
Ipswich Old Cemetery,
Robert’s Silver War medal & certificate (no. 149, 587) was sent to The Falcons, Walton, Felixstowe.
1901 ‘Inkerman Inn’, Norwich Road, Ipswich.
Robert was 8 years old and living with his parents & brother.
Robert Nesling, 32, a licensed Victualler, born Cretingham, Suffolk.
Emma Florence Nesling (nee Last), 28, born Finningham, Suffolk.
Percy Edwin Nesling, 6, born Ipswich.
1 general domestic servant.
1911 68, Norfolk road, Ipswich.
Robert was 18 years old, an Insurance Clerk. He was living with his parents & brother.
Robert, 42, a Master Butcher.
Emma, 38, Assisting in Business.
Percy, 16, an Apprentice to Leather Merchants.