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Private Robert Grant

10th Battalion Highland Light Infantry
Service No: 12600

Robert  Grant grave





Personal details

Family Information

Husband of Mrs R Grant of 35 Middle Row, Whifflet, Coatbridge. Father of 4 children. Brother of Private Samuel Grant of the 18th Highland Light Infantry who was Killed in Action at the Somme on the 18/07/1916 (see index). Another 3 brothers were at the front in November 1916

Born / Resided

Kilbarton, Dumbartonshire / 35 Middle Row, Whifflet, Coatbridge


Killed in Action 25/09/1915 at Loos




Miner in Rosehall Colliery


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Buried / Remembered

Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery / Memorial Information

The Loos Memorial commemorates over 20,000 officers and men who have no known grave, who fell in the area from the River Lys to the old southern boundary of the First Army, east and west of Grenay, from the first day of the Battle of Loos to the end of the war. On either side of the cemetery is a wall 15 feet high, to which are fixed tablets on which are carved the names of those commemorated. At the back are four small circular courts, open to the sky, in which the lines of tablets are continued, and between these courts are three semicircular walls or apses, two of which carry tablets, while on the centre apse is erected the Cross of Sacrifice.

Additional Information

Robert was posted missing on the opening day of the Battle of Loos. His death was not confirmed until November 1916. He was 1 of 64 men from the Memorial to fall on that day. See photos for Roberts name on the Loos Memorial

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