Robert Groves, Pte KIA

Map point: Residence at time of enlistment - Essonville

Date of birth: 16 Feb 1888

Birthplace: Bristol, England

Occupation and residence on enlistment: Student minister, Essonville

Enlistment date and place: 1 Jun 1916, Barriefield, Ontario

Regimental service #:724293

Battalion: 109th Victoria and Haliburton Overseas Battalion C.E.F. / 124th Canadian Pioneer Battalion, 58th, 12th and 3rd Battalions

Notes on war service: Suffered a gunshot wound in knees in Nov 1917, followed by amputation at left knee on 13 Dec 1917

Killed in action? :  Died of wounds 25 Dec 1917

Overseas burial location: St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen)

Link to digitized service file at Library & Archives Canada

Link to Settlers of Highlands East Family Tree website

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CEF Reg# 724293

Link to Attestation Record at Library & Archives Canada

Son of R. and Jemima Groves, of 116, Cotham Brow, Bristol, England; husband of the late Mary Groves, of Ontario, Canada.