Robert Crawford MUNRO

Robert Crawford MUNRO

Male 1891 - 1918

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  • Name  Robert Crawford MUNRO  [1, 2
    Born  29 Nov 1891  , , Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  28 Sep 1918  Haynecourt, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I63017  Munro
    Last Modified  30 May 2013 

    Father  John Alexander MUNRO,   b. 25 Feb 1858, Vespra, Simcoe Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1938, , , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Agnes Lynn CRAWFORD,   b. 1870,   d. 9 Feb 1924, Westlock, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 Aug 1890  Ferndale, Whatcom Co., Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F21778  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
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      «i»Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Telegraph Co.

      John A. Munroe
      Busby

      Deeply regret inform you ... Private Robert Crofart Munroe Infantry officially reported killed in action September 1918

      Director of Records«/i»

      (Official telegram to John A. Munroe - Clan Munro files - Charles C. Munroe, III)
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      «i»Circumstances of Death or Missing Report

      No. 3206308 Rank: private

      Name: Munro, R. C. Unit: 10th Cdn. Bn.

      Casualty: Killed in action 28-9-18

      Circumstances

      Private Munro was killed by enemy machine gun fire during the attack on enemy positions in the vicinity of Haynecourt on the morning of September 28th 1918.

      «/i»[signed] «i»J. S. Brown, Capt«/i»

      (Lest We Forget - Clan Munro files - Charles C. Munroe, III)
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      Robert was drafted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Alberta Regiment, Canadian Army under the Military Service Act of 1917 (Canada). Some of the readable information on his induction form includes:

      Married, widowed or single: single
      Religion: Pres.
      Present active duty?: No
      Previous active duty?: No
      Height: 5'5"
      Chest measurement fully expanded: 33 inches
      Complexion: clear
      Eyes: blue
      Distinguishing marks: mole on right hip

      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA

  • Sources 
    1. [S386] Clan Munro files - Munroe, Charles C., III, Charles C. Munroe, III, Lest We Forget (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S869] Clan Munro e-files - Pratt, George, George Pratt, E-mail from George Pratt - 12 May 2013 (Reliability: 3).