Born: 16 January 1895
Family: The second child of Robert and Mary Ann Grace of 42 Watergate Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Robert married Cecilia Moth of 41 Broughton Street, Queen’s Road, Battersea on the 25 September 1915 at St Phillip’s Church, Battersea and together they had one son, Frank R.
Education: Robert went to Whitchurch Boys Grammar School.
Civilian Occupation: Followed in his father’s footsteps and became a baker. After the war he returned to Whitchurch and worked in his baker’s shop in Watergate Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Residence: In 1939 the family were living at The Haven, Alkington Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Died: In June 1981 aged 86.
Regiment: East Surrey Regiment (previously King’s Royal Rifle Corps)
Service Number: 49975
Date of Enlistment: 21 September 1914
Date of Discharge: 21 February 1919
Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation
Other Information: He enlisted in London on 21 September 1914 and was assigned to the King’s Royal Rifle Corps but was later transferred to the East Surrey Regiment.