Samuel Dryhurst Roberts (1890 - 1915)

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Birthplace: Liverpool, Merseyside, UK
Death: Died in Festubert, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Cause of death: Killed in Action
Managed by: Brian Arthur Hill
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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.