We remember Robert Corless

We remember Robert Corless

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Timeline

Timeline

1890
birth Lancaster, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:5642078 27th October 1890
1913
employment unknown Grand Trunk Railway Canada Source:8749994 1913
1915
enlistment Ottawa Canada Source:5642078 16th March 1915
1915
location 5 Albert Place, Robert St, Lancaster, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:8749994 16th March 1915
1915
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Gunner 89260 5th Brigade Canadian Field Artillery 23rd Battalion Source:8749994 12th August 1915
1915
marriage Margaret Alice 'cissie' Chapman Source:8749783 12th August 1915
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8749783 January 1916
1916
hospitalisation Severe gunshot wound to the chest Hospital/Institution Source:8749783 26th September 1916
1916
location 7 Victoria Terrace, Hellifield, Leeds, Yorkshire United Kingdom their own address Source:8749783 27th September 1916
employment unknown White Cross Mill Lancaster, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:8749994
events Arrived in the UK Arrival United Kingdom Source:8749783
education St Peter's School Lancaster, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:8749994
service Canadian Expeditionary Force 89260 Source:5642078
service British Army Territorial Force Source:5642078
employment Engine cleaner Midland Railway United Kingdom Source:8749994
employment Railway Fireman Midland Railway Hellifield, Craven, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8749783
1916
death Died of wounds Admitted to hospital around 6 pm with severe gunshot wound to chest. Died next morning at 11.45 am after being unconscious most of the time. Was kept company by Roman Catholic Sister Kathleen Holmes. South Midland Casualty Clearing Station Hospital France Source:7053466 Source:8749783 27th September 1916
burial Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France IV.B.7 Source:7053466

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Robert
Initials R
Last Name Corless
Source 5642078
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
5 Albert Place, Robert St, Lancaster, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 16th March 1915
7 Victoria Terrace, Hellifield, Leeds, Yorkshire United Kingdom their own address known 27th September 1916
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force 89260
British Army Territorial Force
Canadian Expeditionary Force 89260 5th Brigade Canadian Field Artillery 23rd Battalion Gunner
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Thomas Corless father
Ellen Frances mother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Alice 'cissie' Chapman wife 12th August 1915
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Blue Light Brown
DateHeightSource
1915-03-16 5'8"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-03-16 Roman Catholic

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Canadian Attestation Papers
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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CORLESS-CHAPMAN J53054
Craven's Part in the Great War project J53054
Lancaster Military Heritage Group - Reveille J53054

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Family headstone John141389

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