Green, Robert Cottle


War Service:
Sergeant 139048 ROBERT COTTLE GREEN died on 29 August 1917 of wounds received on 18 July. He was 24. He had previously served with 31st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers but at the time of his death was serving with 319 Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

He is buried in Sainte Marie Cemetery, Le Havre.

Le Havre was one of the main ports through which men and materiel were transported to France. By 1917 there were five hospitals and four convalescent units around the town.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorial at St Bartholomew’s church, Sydenham.

He was born in Pretoria, South Africa. According to the report of his death in The Times of 6 September 1917 he was the eldest son of Robert Cottle Green and A C Corelli Green of 20 Kinver Road, Sydenham. His brother Daniel died on 25 February 1917.


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