Remembering those who fought in the Great War.

Robert William Franklin

SON OF MR. AND MRS. FRANKLIN, OF 37 WEST BLACKHALL Street, GREENOCK. An apprentice Fitter; born .Woolwich 9/3/1894 ; Next-of-Kin & home address: Father, Alfred William, 37 West Blackhall St., Greenock. 


1914 Star issued to mother, 7/2/19.

Enlisted 21/1/1913 ; Anson Battilion. A/122 22/8/14-7/8/15 transferred to Howe Battilion., 4/10/15 to hospital, Jaundice, rejoined Howe Bn. 3/11/15-29/3/16 to UK for Sea-service. Killed in an Air Raid at Chatham Barracks.

Buried at GILLINGHAM (WOODLANDS) Cemetery, KENT. Grave Reference Naval. 14. 744.

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Robert William Franklin