Dover, Robert –

Son of the late Robert and Mary Dover, of 7, Larchwood Street, Bolton, Lancashire. A member of the Bolton Corps of the St. John Ambulance Brigade. Attached 1st Field Ambulance, Royal Marine Medical Unit. Drowned at Alexandria, Egypt.

Personal details

  • Surname: Dover
  • Forename: Robert
  • Date of birth: February 24th, 1886
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 29
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: August 6th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: Drake Battalion.
  • Service number: Deal/3083 (S)
  • Regiment: Royal Marine Light Infantry
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 20/08/1915 19/11/1915 11/08/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6d* 10d* 5h
  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 20/08/1915

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