1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Robert Maharry

Contributed by: Dorothy Laver (nee Maharry), on 2008-11-11

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First Name Robert
Surname Maharry
Year of Birth 1885
Year of Death 1916
Regiment King's Shropshire Light Infantry
Place of Wartime Residence Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

Robert's Story

He was my grand father. He died on the 2 June 1916 leaving a widow and two young boys with another baby on the way. We seem to have lost a photo of him but have his medal. He had volunteered for the army. My father was born in 1913 and did not really remember his father. My grandmother had a real struggle bringing up 3 boys without a father and died in 1965

He has no known grave but his name is on the Menin Gate which I hope to visit one day

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