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24049   Private Robert Bruce
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Dated added: 09/09/2016   Last updated: 14/09/2016
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 13th Battalion, Kings Liverpool Regiment (British Army)
Died: 16/08/1916 (Killed in Action)
Robert Bruce was born in Taylorstown, County Antrim, north west of Toome. Robert enlisted in Manchester. He lived in Taylorstown, Co. Antrim. Private Robert Bruce was serving with the 13th Battalion of the King’s Liverpool Regiment when he was killed in action on Wednesday 16th August 1916. Private Robert Bruce has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 1D 8B and 8C
CWGC Casualty 765962
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
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