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World War 1
Compiled and copyright © 2009 - Chris Comber

RANDALL

Horace Albert
Private 2800, "A" Company, 1st/8th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died 31 March 1916. Aged 24. Son of Walter Samuel and Frances Sarah Randall, of "St. Albans," Melton Rd. Wellingborough. Buried in FONCQUEVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, France. I. F. 35.

RAVINE

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Lieutenant, 1st "L" Flight Wing, Royal Air Force. Died 16 September 1918. Aged 18. Son of Herbert and Emma Ravine, of Wellingborough. Buried in AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, France. IV. B. 34.

REDDEN

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REFFOLD

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RENAUT

Reginald George
Private 17187, "B" Company, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 29 June 1916. Aged 18. Son of George and Sarah Renaut, of 133, Alexandra Rd. Wellingborough. Buried in KEMMEL CHATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY, Belgium. E. 11.

REYNOLDS

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RICE

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RICHARDS

C
Gunner 156754, "D" Battery, 242nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 20 June 1917. Aged 21. Son of John and Ada Richards, of 48, Gold St. Wellingborough. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, France. IV. A. 9.

RICHARDS

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Private 9581, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 9 May 1915. Aged 21. Son of John and Annie Richards, of 11, Hill St. Raunds, Wellingborough. Buried in RATION FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, LA CHAPELLE-D'ARMENTIERES, France. VII. C. 3.

RICHARDSON

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Lance Corporal 9590, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 25 October 1916. Aged 21. Son of Charles and Mary Ann Richardson, of 22, Midland Cottages, Finedon Rd. Wellingborough. Buried in BRAY MILITARY CEMETERY, France. III. C. 40.

RICHARDSON

William
Private 3/9899, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 9 May 1915. Aged 17. Son of Walter and Ellen Richardson, of 5, Sherwood Terrace, Irchester, Wellingborough. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Belgium. Panel 7.

RICKETT

Cyril George
Corporal 3106, 44th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. Died 3 July 1917. Aged 20. Son of Eli and Annie Rickett, of Farm Cottages, Doddington Rd. Wellingborough, Northants. Buried in BRANDHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Belgium. I. F. 12.

RIXON

Fred
Private 17851, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 25 September 1915. Aged 17. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Rixon, of 25, Havelock St. Wellingborough, Northants. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, France. Panel 91 to 93.

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RIXON

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ROBERTS

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ROBERTS

Frederick Charles
Private 10306, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment attached 17th Light Trench Mortar Battery. Killed in action 14th May 1918. Age 20. Born Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, enlisted Wellingborough. Son of Mrs Ann Roberts, of 3 Cowper's Cottages, Cambridge Street, Wellingborough. Buried in MAROC BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row N. Grave 20.

From Andy Pay's research into the Marquis de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour the following:

Volume 2, Part 4, Page 170 - ROBERTS, Frederick Charles - Private, No 3/10306, 7th (Service), Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment

Only son of Annie Roberts (3, Cowper Cottages, Wellingborough) dau. of Adolphus Rixon;born Wellingborough, 4th Oct,1897; educated Council School there; enlisted 5th Oct,1915; served with The Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from 16th March,1916 and was accidentally killed on the Somme 14th May,1918; Buried in the Maroc British Cemetery, two and a half miles north-west of Lens. Unm

ROBERTSON

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ROBERTSON

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ROBERTSON

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ROBETS

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ROBINS

Frederick George
Private G/25243, 1st Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 13th April 1918. Age 19. Born and resident Wellingborough, enlisted Northampton. Son of Charles Wright and Kate Alice Robins, of 21, Melton Road, Wellingborough. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 1 and 2.

From Andy Pay's research into the Marquis de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour the following:

Volume 2, Part 4, Page 171. - ROBINS, Frederick George - Private, No 25243, 1st Battalion(2nd Foot), The Queens (Royal West Surrey Regt)

Son of Charles Wright Robins of 21,Newcomen Road,Wellingborough by his wife Kate Alice, dau. of G.Irons of Weedon co.Northants; Born Wellingborough, 17th Oct,1898; educated All Saints School there; was apprenticed to the Printing trade; enlisted 17th Feb,1917; served with The Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from 24th Nov following, and was killed in action at Nieppe Forest 13th April,1918. Unm

ROBINSON

Alfred
Private 2002, 4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 17 August 1914. Aged 18. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Robinson, of 5, Angel Lane, Silver St. Wellingborough. Buried in WELLINGBOROUGH (DODDINGTON ROAD) CEMETERY, United Kingdom. G. 393.

ROGERS

Wilfred
Gunner 111457, 160th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 5 May 1917. Aged 33. Son of Alfred and Sarah Rogers, of Rushden; husband of Ada Rogers, of 28, West St. Wellingborough, Northants. No known grave. Commemorated on DOIRAN MEMORIAL, Greece.

ROOKSBY

Frederick William
Sapper 176879, 478th Field Company, Royal Enginners. Died of wounds 16 April 1918. Born and enlisted Wellingborough. Formerly 57776, Northumberland Fusiliers. Buried in LES BARAQUES MILITARY CEMETERY, SANGATTE, Pas de Calais, FRance. Plot III. Row E. Grave 1.

ROWLATT

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RUFF

Arthur
Ordinary Seaman J/22690, H.M.S. "Monmouth.", Royal Navy. Died 1 November 1914. Aged 18. Son of Robert and Louisa Ruff, of 184, Midland Rd. Wellingborough. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, United Kingdom. 2

RUFF

Walter
Corporal 15412, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 16 August 1916. Aged 22. Son of Robert and Louisa Ruff, of 184, Midland Rd. Wellingborough. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, France. Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D.

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