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CWGC Appeal for relatives .... Pvt Norman David Roberts
« on: Friday 09 February 18 15:56 GMT (UK) »
CWGC appeal for relatives for Norman David Roberts born 3 November 1885 and passed away 23 February 1921 - Wrexham Wales.

FIND A GRAVE entry

Burial -   Brookwood Military Cemetery  Brookwood, Woking Borough, Surrey, England
Plot - Commemorated on the Brookwood United Kingdom 1914-1918 Memorial.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56634427

Military Service- Service Number: 2207396  Force: Army  Unit: Canadian Forestry Corps  Division: 53rd Company.

Residing in the Florentine Apartments in Everett, Washington, USA, he was a clerical worker (and provided transportation) by trade -  he enlisted in the CEF on 10 Dec 1917 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Digitalised File. (slow to load but very interesting information within - 68 pages )

http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B8340-S052

Son of John Roberts of Old School House, Bala, North Wales. Next of kin Mrs N D (Claudia) Roberts, West Cottage, Plas Issa, Ruabon. North Wales. In hospital St Andrews Toronto 19-8-1919 T B Lung.

Norman married Claudia Griffiths Q4 1918 - Wrexham Denbighshire - 11b 430

Private Norman David Roberts is commemorated on Page 559 of Canada's First World War Book of Remembrance.

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/7519226?Norman%20David%20Roberts

U.S., Residents Serving in Canadian Expeditionary Forces, 1917-1918 - Norman David Roberts - 15 December 1917 - Florentine SApts. Everett. Washington.

There is an anc tree - not available at the moment - but I will send a message later. Born North Wales.

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Re: CWGC Appeal for relatives .... Pvt Norman David Roberts
« Reply #1 on: Friday 09 February 18 16:02 GMT (UK) »
1901 Wales census Llangollen, Denbighshire, Wales.

RG13 Piece 5249 Folio 9 Page 10

John Roberts   44 Emma Roberts   48
Margaret Roberts 17 Norman D Roberts 15

1891 Wales census LLgollen Denbighshire, Wales.

John Roberts   34 Emma Roberts   37
Matilda Roberts   10 - Margt Ellen Roberts 7 - Norman De Roberts   5

1881 census A Abbey Square Llangollen

RG11 Piece 5540 Folio 80  Page 6

John C. Roberts   24 Emma Roberts   26
Matilda Roberts   

Birth of Matilda Roberts  - Corwen - mothers maiden surname Roberts - 11b 425
Birth of Margaret Ellen Roberts - Corwen - mothers maiden surname Roberts - 11b 411
Birth of Norman David Roberts - Corwen - mothers maiden surname Roberts - 11b 352


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Re: CWGC Appeal for relatives .... Pvt Norman David Roberts
« Reply #2 on: Friday 09 February 18 16:14 GMT (UK) »
Norman David Roberts -  23 February 1921 - probate 4 April 1921 - St. Asaph. Glanygorse Gwynfryn Minera Denbighshire - railway booking clerk - Administration to Claudia Roberts. 167  8s

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Re: CWGC Appeal for relatives .... Pvt Norman David Roberts
« Reply #3 on: Friday 09 February 18 16:49 GMT (UK) »
Might be worth posting in Merionethshire, or a link, as Bala and Corwen are both in that County, Sandra  :)


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Re: CWGC Appeal for relatives .... Pvt Norman David Roberts
« Reply #4 on: Friday 09 February 18 18:27 GMT (UK) »
Norman and Claudia did not appear to have children - so rather than clog the boards up - decided to stick with Denbighshire as per the family on 1881/1891/1901 census  :) 

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