Born: 1887, Ipswich.
Died on or since death presumed: 30th November 1917; age 32; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Rank: Private; service Number: 41415
Regiment: Essex Regiment, 13th Battalion.
Formerly 6680, Cambridgeshire Regiment.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Panel 7 & 8,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Robert James & Eliza May, of The Mount, Ipswich.
1891 74, New Cut West, Ipswich.
Robert was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Robert James May, 31, a Fishmonger, born Ipswich.
Eliza May (nee Halls), 33, born Ipswich.
Joseph May, 4, born Ipswich.
Charlotte Lucy May, 4 months, born Ipswich.
1901 36, Wingfield Street, Ipswich.
Robert was 15 years old, a Tailor’s Porter. He was living with his parents & siblings.
Robert, 41, a Hassock Maker – Mats – own account.
Joseph, 14, an Errand Boy.
Rose May, 6, born Ipswich.
1911 6, The Mount, Ipswich.
Frederick was 24 years old, an Agent – Insurance Co. – own account.
Robert, 50, an Upholster.
Joseph, 22, a Warehouseman – General Furnishers.
Lottie, 20, a Domestic General Servant.
Rose, 16, a Domestic General Servant.
Robert is also remembered on St. Mary le Elm church Memorial Ipswich