Pye MM, Robert

BORN HULL 1891. SON OF DAVID (COAL MERCHANT) & MARY A PYE & NINE CHILDREN THIS ADDRESS AND 36 HAVELOCK STREET, HESSLE ROAD. A YOUNG MARRIED MAN HE LIVED AT 32 MANCHESTER STREET, HESSLE ROAD , HULL, AND 56 , TADMAN STREET, HULL.

BEFORE THE WAR HE WORKED IN THE COAL BUSINESS AND FOR COOPER’S ENGINEERS. HE SERVED AS A PRIVATE, IN THE TYNESIDE SCOTTISH. AWARDED THE MILITARY MEDAL (MM), IN 1916, FOR “A PLUCKY ACT OF BOMB THROWING” (HDM, 28/12/1916)

HIS DEATH AND PHOTOGRAPH WERE REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 19TH JUNE 1919. *
NB: SPR. ERNEST PYE – 1 DOCK OFFICE ROW. DANIEL – 149 REGENT ST.


First name:
ROBERT
Military Number:
38569
Rank:
Private
Date Died
05/06/1917
Place died:
Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Age:
26
56 , TADMAN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK