Robert Hemmings

5223, Private, 59th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). (Formerly 22307 Bedfordshire Regiment)

Died Of Wounds on the 7th July 1916 aged 24.

Robert was the son of Charles & Mary Hemmings and the husband of Clara Hemmings (nee Carpenter). He lived with his wife and two children in Mulberry Cottage, Knebworth. After he was seriously wounded his wife visited him in hospital in Bolougne. He was later transferred to a hospital in Leicester where he died from the effects of his wounds.

Robert is buried in the Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester. (O1.290.)

Medal Entitlement: British War Medal & Victory Medal

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