1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Robert Ball

Contributed by: Constance Alma Janet Baker nee Ball, on 2008-11-08

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First Name Robert
Surname Ball
Year of Birth 1891
Year of Death 1916
Regiment London Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Peckham, London

Robert's Story

Joined the 1st of the 21st battelion of the London North regiment. He was a rifleman when he was killed. With an OC unit. Embarked Soton on 7/8/1916 and disembarked Le Havre 8/8/1916 and entered the battle 28/8/1916. Missing after action on 30/9/1916 and on 11/8/17 regarded as dead.

Service number 652177 (5096)

Second son of George Robert David Ball, 133 Bird in Bush Road, Peckham, South East London and Jane Ball nee Bradley

2 medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

24 years 4 months old when recruited on the 3/4/1916

Brothers: George, Charles and John (twins), Henry (Harry)

Sisters: Jane (Ginny) and Alice and Winifred

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