Robert Burrows

Private Robert Burrows was born in Woolton in 1911 census he is living with his father Samuel and mother Catherine and brothers William, Arthur and sisters Jessie,Louisa,Elizabeth. At 10 Rose St Woolton.

Robert was employed as a domestic gardener at Dousfield Allerton. Robert was a member of Woolton Village Club and is remembered on there memorial scroll Robert also played football for St Peters Football Club.

A Harry Quick also from Woolton and a comrade who also served in the KLR in a letter to Robert’s mother (Catherine was Living then at 48 Cobden St Woolton) that Bob was killed by a bomb and Bob was killed instantly.

Robert served in the 18th Bn The Kings Liverpool Regiment(1st Liverpool Pals) serial number 24585 . died on 30 July 1918 age 23

Robert is remembered with Honour. Citadal New Military Cemetery, Fricord (Somme area of France)