Applegate, Robert Benjamin

BORN JARROW, DURHAM 1885. SON OF DENNIS APPLEGATE & CHARLOTTE SECKER, OF 34 PRINCES AVENUE, WITHERNSEA AND 21 ABBEY STREET HULL. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. MARRIED 01/12/1910. A BOOT REPAIRER. HIS WIFE SARAH GERTRUDE LIVED AT THIS ADDRESS & 26 ABBEY STREET. THEY HAD A YOUNG SONE RONALD LESLIE APPLEGATE (BORN 17/02/1912) HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 12/12/1915. EX 14TH EYR. ARRIVED FRANCE, 14/10/1916.TRANSFERRED TO 7TH EYR, 27/10/1916. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION 2 WEEKS LATER ON 10/11/1916, AGED 31.
HIS BROTHER IN LAW, HARRY HALL, WAS ALSO KILLED IN ACTION ON 13/11/16. THEY ARE BOTH COMMEMORATED ON THE THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.

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First name:
ROBERT BENJAMIN
Military Number:
23975
Rank:
Private
Date Died
10/11/1916
Place died:
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Age:
31
200 , ANLABY ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK