ROBERT HENRY SHARMAN

 

 

Born 1881, Stratford, Essex.

Died: 10th April 1917; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

 

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Rank: Private; Service Number: G/51516

Regiment: Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, 10th Battalion.

Formerly 6807, 25th Middlesex Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

C.2.

Houdain Lane Cemetery,

Tilloy-les-Mofflaines,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

Brother to ALFRED EDWARD SHARMAN.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Old Cottages, Ranleigh Road, Ipswich.

 

Robert was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Arthur Sharman, a Signal Fitter Railway, born Wortham, Suffolk.

Sarah Sharman (nee Scott), 33, born Ashill, Suffolk.

Lewis Sharman, 13, born Battersea, Surrey.

Arthur Sharman, 11, born Battersea.

Frederick William Sharman, 7, born Ipswich.

Alfred Edward Sharman, 5, born Ipswich.

Henrietta May Sharman, 1, born Ipswich.

 

1911   12, Victoria Road, The Downs, Stowupland, Suffolk.

 

Robert was 29 years old, a Labourer – New Explosives. He was married and Head of the Household.

Bridget, 30.

Arthur, 1.

 

In 1908, Stow, Suffolk, Robert married Bridget Keane, born 1881, Myross, Cork, Ireland. They had 2 children:

Arthur James Sharman, 1909, Stowmarket, Suffolk.

Gladys M. Sharman, born October 1911, Ipswich.

 

Robert’s father, Arthur Sharman, died 1901, Ipswich.

 

 

 Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, 10th Battalion

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