Robert Body – 15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

Private 16703, 8th Btn East Yorkshire Reg. Entered Theatre of War, France 9th September 1915. Reported missing, regarded for official purposes as having died on or since 26 Sept 1915, aged 22 years.

Previously 16497, Durham Light Infantry

Awarded 15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

1911 census shows Robert working as a Putter in the Coal Mine and is living at 5 Mitchell Street, South Moor with his widowed mother and two brothers.
Robert married Ethel Glaister in 1914.