Robert William Sculpher

Lance Corporal 5944

1st Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment

Robert William Sculpher died on Sunday 1st November 1914, aged 31 years, and was remembered on the YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

He was born c1883 in Bermondsey, Surrey, to parents James & Eliza Sculpher. James Sculpher was a Railway Excavator (in 1881) who married Eliza Crouch in 1878.  The family moved from London to Kirkby-in-Ashfield sometime between 1885 and 1892 when James died, leaving his family in Kirkby. James Sculpher was originally born in Castlesea, Norfolk, while his wife was originally a native of Ware, Hertfordshire.



From ‘Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914-19 – Lincolnshire Regiment

SCULPHER Robert William. Born Horsledown, London, enlisted Mansfield (resides Annesley Woodhouse, Notts). 1st Bn., Lincolnshire Regt., L/Cpl 5944, Killed in Action, France & Flanders, 1st November 1914.



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