Roberts, Robert J.

Name of Researcher / Enw’r ymchwylydd: Mavis Williams

Name of Memorial / Enw’r gofeb: Picton

Name / Enw: Roberts, Robert J.

Regiment/Catrawd: South Wales Borderers

Service Rank and Number / Rheng gwasanaeth a rhif: His number varies in different sources Private (169120) ( 4/67894) (TR4/67849)

Military Cemetery/Memorial / Fynwent milwrol: St Asaph & Cynderyn's Churchyard Llanasa

Ref No Grave or Memorial / Rhif cyfeirnod bedd: H.10

Country of Cemetery or Memorial / Gwlad y fynwent neu gofeb: Wales, UK

Medals Awarded / Medalau a ddyfarnwyd: None

Date and Circumstances of Death / Dyddiad ac amgylchiadau marwolaeth:

This soldier was in training at Kinmel Park when he became ill or had an accident and died at home in Gronant on 18th November 1918  (Although one source says he died on 20th November 1918). He had served 2 months.

Robert is remembered on the Llanasa & Gronant War Memorials, he must have been well loved for his name to be put forward so many times.   Please click on the link to read his story.