9th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
19/04/1918 (Killed in Action)
Robert Park was the son of John and Margaret Park. Robert was born 17th December 1888 in the Magherafelt area. John Park was a farmer and a member of Magherafelt Rural District Council (R.D.C.) and also a Justice of the Peace (J.P.). The family lived in Grange, Desertmartin, County Londonderry. Robert was worked on his fatherís farm. Private Robert Park was with the North Irish Horse (2325) for a time. Private Robert Park was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he was killed in action near Kemmel on Friday 19th April 1918. He was 29 years old.
The Tyne Cot Memorial to the Missing forms the north-eastern boundary of Tyne Cot Cemetery, which is located 9 kilometres north east of Ieper town centre, on the Tynecotstraat, a road leading from the Zonnebeekseweg (N332). The names of those from United Kingdom units are inscribed on Panels arranged by Regiment under their respective Ranks. The names of those from New Zealand units are inscribed on panels within the New Zealand Memorial Apse located at the centre of the Memorial.