Second Lieutenant Birdsell (bert) Roberts

West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)

Died: Tuesday 9 October 1917 (aged 24)

Connected records

Record:
ROBERTS, BIRDSELL (BERT)
Additional information:
Son of the late George Birch Roberts and Ellen Roberts.
Cemetery:
TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Panel 42 to 47.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Captain Roberts
Context:
returned_leave
Date:
7 Oct 1917
Diary:
2 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: Divisional Trench Mortar Batteries. (page 160)
Name:
Captain Roberts
Context:
departed_training
Date:
10 Oct 1917
Diary:
2 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: Divisional Trench Mortar Batteries. (page 161)
Name:
Captain C L N Roberts
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
9 Oct 1917
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment (page 205)
Name:
Captain C L N Roberts
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
11 Oct 1917
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment (page 207)