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.

Citations

  1. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, BLAKE      Robert Richard            Yarmouth      4b     36.