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11/01/2022 Private Robert Williamson is not listed on Preston War Memorial.
11/01/2022 Private initially had the Service No 48349 with the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. He later had the Service No 202014.
11/01/2022 Family: John Williamson, Mary Jane Williamson, Sarah Williamson (born 21st July 1886), Catherine Williamson (born about 1891), Robert Williamson (born 28th May 1893), John Williamson (born 27th October 1895), William George Williamson (born 9th April 1898), Mary Jane Williamson (born 15th July 1900), Samuel Williamson (born 23rd June 1903).
11/01/2022 Robert Williamson was born on 28th May 1893. He was one of seven children, all but one born in the Caledon area. Catherine was born in St Helens, England.
11/01/2022 Robert Williamson was the oldest son of John and Mary Jane Williamson. John Williamson and Mary Jane Hadden were married on 6th April 1886 in the district of Dungannon.
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30/12/2015 The CWGC record Private Robert Williamson as the son of John Williamson of Curlough, Crilly, Aughnacloy, County Tyrone.
30/12/2015 Private Robert Williamson has no known grave and is commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial.
30/12/2015 Private Robert Williamson was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment when he died on 28th October 1918.
30/12/2015 The 1911 census lists Robert as age 16 living with the family at house 2 in Derrycourtney, Caledon, Tyrone. Robert was still at school. His father was a railway labourer.
30/12/2015 The 1901 census lists Robert as age 8 living with the family at house 12 in Curlagh, Caledon, Tyrone. His father, John Williamson, was a labourer. One of his sisters was born in St Helens, England.
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