We remember Robert Alfred Bussens Rivett

We remember Robert Alfred Bussens Rivett

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Timeline

Timeline

1877
birth Gt. Hautbois, Norfolk United Kingdom Source:9101768 9th August 1877
1895
events Pre-War Service Enlistment Norwich United Kingdom Source:9101768 12th August 1895 - June 1907
1914
enlistment Great Yarmouth United Kingdom Source:9101763 10th August 1914
1914
employment Fisherman Norfolk United Kingdom Source:9101763 August 1914
1914
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:9101763 11th September 1914 - 24th April 1915
1915
hospitalisation Wounded in action GSW (back) 15 March 1915, when digging trenches near Ypres Hospital/Institution Source:9101763 15th March 1915
service British Army Private 3/7837 Norfolk Regiment Source:3753916
1916
death Died of wounds GSW back, 15 March 1915, resulting in severing of Spinal Cord, anaesthesia, paraplegia, retention of urine. Finally developed paralysis of Diaphragm & died from Heart Failure. Royal Victoria Hosp., Netley, Hants United Kingdom Source:9007102 Source:9101763 4th January 1916
burial Martham (st. Mary) Churchyard Extension CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Martham, Norfolk United Kingdom D.19 Source:9101763

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Robert Alfred Bussens
Initials RAB
Last Name Rivett
Source 9101768
First Names Robert
Initials R
Last Name Rivett
Source 9101768
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
Frettenham Rd, Horstead, Norfolk United Kingdom parents address known 1891-04
Gt. Hautbois, Norfolk United Kingdom known 1881-04
Mill Cottages, S Walsham, Norfolk United Kingdom parents address known 1911-04
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 3/7837 Norfolk Regiment Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emma Rivett Father probably Robert C Bussens mother
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Grey Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-08 5'8"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Alison2583
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Alison2583

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St Mary Church Martham Norfolk Alison2583
Biography part 2 Cynthia60869
Biography part 1 Cynthia60869
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War Memorial, Martham, Norfolk Cynthia60869

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