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Irnham Lincolnshire
He was the husband of Ada Handley and the father of Evelyn May and William Robert Handley. In 1911 they lived at 8 Risley Terrace Castleton Street King's Meadow Road Meadows Nottingham.
In 1911 he was a boot repairer.
27 Nov 1917
1753498 - CWGC Website
2/4th Bn King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Private Robert Handley, enlisted in Nottingham served with the 2/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, he was killed in action on 27th November 1917 he has no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, Louverval.
Obituary published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 27th November 1918:- “HANDLEY. – In ever-loving remembrance of Pte. R. Handley, K.O.Y.L.I., who was killed in France November 27th, 1917 (late of 28 King's Meadow-road). A supreme sacrifice. – From his loving wife, and children, sisters and brothers and nephew Tom, also mother, father, sister and brother-in-law.” Obituary courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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