Lance Cpl. R. Fawcett


UNIT: Royal Engineers

NUMBER: 140061

STATUS: Killed in Action

DATE OF DEATH: 22nd August 1918

CEMETERY OR MEMORIAL: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, France

AGE: 33

Robert's parents were called Chilton and Isabel, and he lived at "Westcote" in Romanby. He is listed on the Northallerton Memorial as Corporal Fawcett, though his official rank was Lance Corporal.

He was serving with the 80th Field Company of the Royal Engineers when he was killed during the early stages of the final Allied Advance to Victory.