1891 - 1918
||Robert Crawford MUNRO [1, 2] |
||29 Nov 1891
||, , Washington, USA
||28 Sep 1918
||Haynecourt, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
||30 May 2013 |
||John Alexander MUNRO, b. 25 Feb 1858, Vespra, Simcoe Co., Ontario, Canada , d. 20 Jun 1938, , , Alberta, Canada |
||Agnes Lynn CRAWFORD, b. 1870, d. 9 Feb 1924, Westlock, , Alberta, Canada |
||14 Aug 1890
||Ferndale, Whatcom Co., Washington, USA
«i»Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Telegraph Co.
John A. Munroe
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)
«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
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)
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
Present active duty?: No
Previous active duty?: No
Chest measurement fully expanded: 33 inches
Distinguishing marks: mole on right hip
Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA
- [S386] Clan Munro files - Munroe, Charles C., III, Charles C. Munroe, III, Lest We Forget (Reliability: 3).
- [S869] Clan Munro e-files - Pratt, George, George Pratt, E-mail from George Pratt - 12 May 2013 (Reliability: 3).