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Name: Robert FORSTER
Casualty No.: Ranks: Civilian Initials: R Service No.:
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Age at Death: 26
Unit:
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted:
Place of Residence: Coventry, Warwickshire.
Home Address: 16 Edmund Road, Coventry, Warwickshire.
Previous Address: 15 Dale Street, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co.Durham.
Civilian Employment: Factory worker.
How Died: Died of injuries sustained as a result of an enemy
Date of Death: Thursday 29th August 1940
Place of Death: Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital.
Battle/Campaign:
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Emma Colliery Memorial, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: County Borough of Coventry.
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Ryton Cemetery, Hexham Old Road, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 0
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Son of Thomas and Frances Forster, of 15 Dale Street, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes : It is believed that Robert had moved to the Coventry area to find work in the factories.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Debt of Honour Register (Civilian War Dead) Tyne and Wear Archives, Burial Register. Information from a local resident.
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