Samuel Dryhurst Roberts

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Samuel Dryhurst Roberts

Birthplace: Liverpool, Merseyside, UK
Death: Died in Festubert, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Cause of death: Killed in Action
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Roberts and Susannah Ball
Husband of Susan Roberts
Father of <private> Roberts
Brother of Maria Roberts; Rosannah Roberts; Helena Roberts; Lena Roberts; Gladys Roberts and 5 others

Managed by: Brian Arthur Hill
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About Samuel Dryhurst Roberts


  • Rank: Private
  • Service No: 8836
  • Date of Death: 16/05/1915
  • Age: 25
  • Regiment/Service: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) "C" Coy. 4th Bn.
  • Panel Reference: Panels 6 to 8.
  • Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Susannah Roberts, of Liverpool; husband of Susan Roberts, of 32, Clifton St., Liverpool.
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Samuel Dryhurst Roberts's Timeline

Liverpool, Merseyside, UK
Age 22
Liverpool, Merseyside, UK
March 6, 1915
Age 25
Le Havre, Upper-Normandy, France

From :-
"4th (Extra Reserve) Battalion
August 1914 : in Seaforth, Liverpool.
6 March 1915 : landed at Le Havre and attached to Sirhind Brigade, Lahore Division of Indian Corps.
10 November 1915 : transferred to 137th Brigade, 46th (North Midland) Division.
3 December 1915 : attached to 56th and 58th Brigades, 19th (Western) Division.
27 February 1916 : transferred to 98th Brigade, 33rd Division."

May 16, 1915
Age 25
Festubert, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

Samuel was a private (no 8836) in The King's Liverpool Regiment, married (to Susan), and a father (or father to be) of a young son, Samuel.
He, like Frederick Hill, was to perish on the second day of The Battle of Festubert.
He is commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, Panels 6 to 8.