Lance Corporal Robert John Drake

Royal Warwickshire Regiment

Died: Friday 26 October 1917 (aged 24)

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Record:
DRAKE, ROBERT JOHN
Additional information:
Son of Walter Firmin Drake and Rebecca Drake, of 63, Corn St., Witney, Oxon. Native of Eaton Socon, Beds.
Cemetery:
TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Panel 23 to 28.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Second Lieutenant F C Drake
Context:
joined
Date:
25 Oct 1917
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 10 (Prince of Wales) Hussars (page 178)
Name:
Captain A H Drake
Context:
Wounded
Date:
31 Oct 1917
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 8 Battalion Devonshire Regiment (page 608)