Corporal Robert Edward Glover 12738

Soldier Factfile

Name:   Corporal Robert Edward Glover 12738

Date of Birth:  1896

Address:  Albion Street, Anstey

Parents Names: 

Thomas Mason Glover (Grocer’s assistant at a wholesalers)

Mary Elizabeth (Housekeeper)

Occupation before the war:  Warehouseman(Boot Manufacturing)

Siblings Names:

Mary Catherine Wesley b. 1892  |  Thomas Herbert b.1902  |  Eleanor Jessie b. 1903

Date Died:   1.9.1918

Age:  22

Place of Death:   France

Place of Burial/Memorial:  Ii E 4, Bancourt British Cemetery

Cause of death:  Killed in action


8th Battalion

Leicestershire Regiment


1914 – 15 Star

British War Medal

Victory medal

Any other information (e.g. Service Record/ appearance etc)

  • Enlisted in Leicester 4.9.14
  • Father was blind