Robert BOTTOMORE

BOTTOMORE, Robert

Service Number: 3258
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 35th Infantry Battalion
Born: New Basford, Nottingham, England., 1899
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Board School, Nottingham, England
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Pneumonia, No 3 Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, France., 21 February 1919
Cemetery: Abbeville Communal Cemetery
Plot V, Row G, Grave No. 31 Inscription - GREATLY LOVED SADLY MISSED BY MOTHER, BROTHER, SISTER
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kyogle Shire Council Honour Roll WW1
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World War 1 Service

2 Aug 1917: Involvement Private, 3258, 35th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '17' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Miltiades embarkation_ship_number: A28 public_note: ''
2 Aug 1917: Embarked Private, 3258, 35th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Dec 1899 Bottomore Robert Nottingham 7b 413

35th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

He was 19 and the eldest  son of Robert and Eliza Bottomore and the brother of Henry and Florence Bottomore. She lived at 44 Independent Street Radford Nottingham.

His father was Robert Bottomore, 49 Bridlington Street, Nottingham, England.

Age on arrival in Australia
14
 

Enlistment date
16 June 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll
10 June 1917
Rank on enlistment
Private
 
 
AWM Embarkation Roll number
23/52/3
Embarkation details
Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Age at embarkation
22
War service: Western Front

Nottingham Evening Post obituary (abridged) 25 February 1919: BOTTOMORE on February 21st, Private Robert Bottomore (Australians) age 19, died in hospital in France of pneumonia. Mother, brother Henry, sister Flo, 44 Independent Street, Radford.

In memoriam published 21st February 1920 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “BOTTOMORE. - In proud and loving memory of Pte. R. Bottomore, late Australian Forces, who died in France of pneumonia, February 21st 1919, aged 19 years, the eldest son of Mrs. Eliza Bottomore (nee White). The blow was heavy none can tell, in losing one I loved so well. Too great a loss to be forgotten. - From sorrowing mother, brother Harry, little sister Flo, 44 Independent-street.”

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Radford District Virtual War Memorial
Nottinghamshire Australians Virtual War Memorial

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