Robert Richard Blake

#28046, b. March 1888, d. 9 November 1912

Individual's Timeline

Birth RegMarch 1888Robert Richard Blake1
Death9 November 1912Robert Richard Blake

Primary events

  • Birth Reg: Robert's birth was registered in the quarter ended in March 1888 in the Great Yarmouth registration district.1
  • Death: Robert died on 9 November 1912 in Devonport, Devon, England, Died of a "wound cut throat self inflicted' See page 3 of his army record in exhibits (Aged 24 years and 8 months, worked back from recorded birth date).

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Robert was a barman in 1909 when he joined the army.

Census details

Military Career

Records show that Robert Richard Blake served in the armed forces. A driver with the 137th Battery RFA in 1911, and joined the Royal Regiment of Artillery Horse and Field.


  1. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online, BLAKE      Robert Richard            Yarmouth      4b     36.