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New Basford Nottingham
He was the son of Robert and Eliza Bottomore and the brother of Henry and Florence Bottomore. They lived at 44 Independent Street Radford Nottingham.
21 Feb 1919
78167 - CWGC Website
Australian Infantry (AIF)
35th Bn He died of pneumonia and is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.
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.” Notices courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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