Private Walter Simon Roberts

Border Regiment

Died: Saturday 14 August 1915 (aged 32)

Connected records

Record:
ROBERTS, WALTER SIMON
Additional information:
Son of Hugh and Sarah Roberts; husband of C. Roberts, of 18, Nestor St., Dinilel Liverpool.
Cemetery:
ROBECQ COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
8.
Country:
France

Possible matches

The following sources have potential matches based on the name and other information associated with this record. They may or may not be connected to this person but are provided for your further research

Name recorded:
Roberts, W S
Memorial:
Worksop (WMR 27142)
Location:
Worksop, Nottinghamshire
Name recorded:
Roberts, W S
Memorial:
Seaforth and Waterloo (WMR 2554)
Location:
Waterloo, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Roberts, W S
Memorial:
Romford - Cross (WMR 12006)
Location:
Romford, Greater London
Name recorded:
Roberts, W S
Memorial:
6th Battalion Welch Regiment (WMR 36974)
Location:
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Name recorded:
Roberts, W S
Memorial:
Burbage Church Tablet (WMR 81328)
Location:
Burbage, Derbyshire
Name recorded:
Roberts, W S
Memorial:
Burbage (WMR 14265)
Location:
Burbage, Buxton, Derbyshire
Name recorded:
Roberts, W S
Memorial:
Royal Northern Hospital (WMR 12057)
Location:
Holloway, Greater London

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Name:
Lieutenant Roberts
Context:
combat
Date:
9 Aug 1915
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) (page 132)
Name:
Captain Roberts
Context:
commander
Date:
10 Aug 1915
Diary:
7 INDIAN (MEERUT) DIVISION: 2/2 Battalion Gurkha Rifles (page 503)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Roberts
Context:
other
Date:
12 Aug 1915
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 7 Brigade Royal Horse Artillery and Ammunition Column (page 40)
Name:
Captain Roberts
Context:
commander
Date:
12 Aug 1915
Diary:
7 INDIAN (MEERUT) DIVISION: 2/2 Battalion Gurkha Rifles (page 505)