CaptainPILLMAN, ROBERT LAURENCE

Died 09/07/1916

Aged 23

"D" Coy. 10th Bn.
Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)

Son of Joseph Charles and Mary Anna Pillman, of The Cottage, Footscray Lane, Sidcup, Kent. Played Rugby Football for the XV at Rugby School, for Blackheath for several seasons and gained his International cap for England against France in 1914. Won the Gold Medal of the London Solicitor's Golfing Society. Enlisted in 10th Bn. Royal Fusiliers at the outbreak of war, and was gazetted to a commission in July, 1915.

Inscription

BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH AND I WILL GIVE THEE THE CROWN OF LIFE REV. II CHAPTER, 10 VERSE

Buried at CALVAIRE (ESSEX) MILITARY CEMETERY

Location: Hainaut, Belgium
Number of casualties: 218

Cemetery/memorial reference: IV. D. 10.

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Cemetery details

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This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.