"To Keep in Memory"

Charles Robshaw

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Rank & Name
Private Charles Robshaw
Unit
No. 33220, 16th (Service)(1st Bradford) Bn., West Yorkshire Regiment.
How & When Died
Killed in Action, 27 February 1917
Age, if known
31 years
Next of Kin details
Son of William and Sarah Jane Robshaw, of Potterton Grange, Barwick in Elmet.
Commemoration Details
Buried in Owl Trench Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Row A.
Other Information / Remarks
Charles Robshaw lived with his wife and four children at Church View, Barwick in Elmet. Prior to his military service he had been employed at 'a munition factory'. Given its proximity to Barwick this is likey to be the Barnbow factory.

He was married to Elizabeth Ann, who died on 14 September 1964 and is buried in Barwick. Charles Robshaw is remembered in the inscription of his widow's headstone and on that of his parents, also buried in All Saints' Churhyard.

Photographs

Remembering the Fallen of Two Villages on the Eastern Fringes of Leeds.

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