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  • This photo was originally published in the Retford Times following the death of Sidney Roe
Person Details
Eastwell Leicester
Robert Roe and Martha Ann Lowe married in 1886, Grantham. They had three children, Robert Healy Roe born in 1888 at Springthorpe Lincs, Sidney born 1894 at Eastwell, Leics,and Cecil Henry born 1903 Eastwell. The children were bought up in Eastwell where Robert the elder worked as a farm labourer and horse groom. They moved to Ragnall some time after 1903 and by 1911 Robert Healy was working on the farms at Harthill, Yorks, whilst Sidney was employed the same in Ragnall.
25 Dec 1915
22
454933 - CWGC Website
21443
Private
2nd Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Retford Times 14 Jan 1916 'Pte Sidney Roe We produce above a photograph of Pte Sidney Roe, a Ragnall man with the 2nd Sherwood Foresters, who was killed in action on Christmas Day 1915. The deceased enlisted on Dec 30th 1914 and went out to France in August last year. He left a good position to join the forces and was highly respected by his numerous friends'.
Buried in White House Cemetery, St Jean-Les-Ypres 1.F.19, Belgium
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  • This photo was originally published in the Retford Times following the death of Sidney Roe
    Sidney Roe - This photo was originally published in the Retford Times following the death of Sidney Roe
  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at White House Cemetery, St Jean-Les-Ypres, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Sidney Roe - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at White House Cemetery, St Jean-Les-Ypres, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle