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Forename(s): Robert Walker
Place of Birth: Windhill, Yorkshire
Service No: 17354
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Battalion / Unit: 14th (Service) Battalion
Division: 38th (Welsh) Division
Date of Death: 1921-03-25
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: ---
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: EMBSAY (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
Robert Walker Earnshaw (born 13 April 1887) was the son of William and Elizabeth Earnshaw, née Smith. William was born at Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire and Elizabeth at Embsay, Yorkshire.
1891 Embsay, Yorkshire Census: West Lane - Robert W. Earnshaw, aged 4 years, born Windhill, Yorkshire, son of William and Elizabeth Earnshaw.
1901 Embsay, Yorkshire Census: Rock View Terrace - Robert Walker Earnshaw, aged 13 years, born at Idle, Yorkshire, the son of William and Elizabeth Earnshaw.
1911 Islington, London Census: 53, Tollington Park (College) - Robert Walker Earnshaw, aged 23 years, born Windhill, Shipley, Yorkshire. [Robert was employed as an assistant schoolmaster.]
Robert was married to Dorothy Addison Taylor in 1915.
The British Army Service Record for Robert Walker Earnshaw exists but may be incomplete.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Robert W. Earnshaw, 17534, Royal Welsh Fusiliers & 657835, Labour Corps.
Data Source: Craven Herald Article
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private Robert Walker EARNSHAW
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 38th (Welsh) Division
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