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Robert William Cawthorn

Date of birth: 1917
Date of death: 05.07.1943
Area: Knottingley
Regiment: Royal Engineers
Family information: Husband of Lucy Cawthorn nee Wright
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service number: 2004554

War Service

Robert William Cawthorn was in 7 Bomb Disposal Company, Royal Engineers when he died, aged 25 years, on 5th July 1943. He was buried at Knottingley Cemetery Grave 418.

Family Life

Robert William Cawthorn was born in the third quarter of 1917 and his birth was registered at Pontefract. He was the son of Tom and Lucy Cawthorn (nee Braithwaite) who had married in the second quarter of 1915 and their marriage was registered at Selby.
Robert himself married in the second quarter of 1939. This was registered at Pontefract and he married Lucy Wright who lived at Brotherton.

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