Regiment : 1st/8th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 240761
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Died of wounds aged 24 on 9th October 1918
Buried : Bellicourt British Cemetery, France, Grave VII. I. 10.
Relatives : Son of Mr and Mrs F. Roberts, 97 Ipsley St., Redditch
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Also appears on : Redditch St Stephen’s Church.
Credits : Researched by Jillian Coombes.
Resident and enlisted Redditch.
On the 1911 census Ernest aged 17, Clerk, lived with his mother Fanny at 97 Ipsley Street, Redditch.
The Bromsgrove, Droitwich and Redditch Messenger, Saturday 16th November 1918:
Worcestershire Regiment Casualties
Died of Wounds
Roberts E. (240761) from Redditch
Bromsgrove, Droitwich and Redditch Messenger digitised by and courtesy of Martin Stephens: http://www.bromsgrovebmsgh.co.uk