Gunner William Richard Roberts

Royal Navy, HMS Invincible

Died: Wednesday 31 May 1916 (aged 32)

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Record:
ROBERTS, WILLIAM RICHARD
Additional information:
Son of the late Richard and Elizabeth Roberts, of Birmingham.
Cemetery:
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
11.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name recorded:
Roberts, William Richard
Memorial:
Ffestiniog Penmachno Dolwyddelan Penryhndeudraeth And Maentwrog WW1 (WMR 51548)
Location:
Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Roberts, William R
Memorial:
Capel Horeb WW1 And WW2 (WMR 51562)
Location:
Cwm Teigl, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Roberts, W R
Memorial:
Weaste Congregational Church - WW1 (WMR 45466)
Location:
Eccles, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Roberts, W R
Memorial:
Barnoldswick (WMR 3316)
Location:
Barnoldswick, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Roberts, W R
Memorial:
Jellicoe WW1 Memorial (WMR 49293)
Location:
Whale Island (HMS Excellent), Hampshire
Name recorded:
Roberts, W R
Memorial:
Fishguard Cenotaph (WMR 6811)
Location:
Fishguard, Dyfed
Name recorded:
Roberts, W R
Memorial:
Worthing (WMR 147)
Location:
Worthing, West Sussex

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Name:
Captain Roberts
Context:
other
Date:
28 May 1916
Diary:
2 INDIAN CAVALRY DIVISION: 141 (Secunderabad) Field Ambulance (page 179)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Roberts
Context:
other
Date:
2 Jun 1916
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Cavalry Brigade: 4 Dragoon Guards. (page 335)
Name:
Captain C S L Roberts
Context:
returned_leave
Date:
26 May 1916
Diary:
2 INDIAN CAVALRY DIVISION: 141 (Secunderabad) Field Ambulance (page 178)
Name:
Second Lieutenant E Roberts
Context:
Wounded
Date:
31 May 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers (page 260)
Name:
Private R Roberts
Context:
discipline
Date:
31 May 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers (page 265)
Name:
Private E C Roberts
Context:
award
Date:
31 May 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. (page 155)
Name:
Second Lieutenant E Roberts
Context:
Date:
31 May 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers (page 261)
Name:
Second Lieutenant T W Roberts
Context:
other
Date:
31 May 1916
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Cheshire Regiment (page 165)
Name:
Captain A T Roberts
Context:
joined
Date:
31 May 1916
Diary:
2 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 5 Field Ambulance. (page 273)
Name:
Second Lieutenant E Roberts
Context:
Date:
31 May 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers (page 261)