WAR MEMORIAL HARTON CEMETERY.

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WAR MEMORIAL HARTON CEMETERY.

Post by joaniejinks » Tue Nov 06, 2012 12:28 pm

Robert George JACOBS died 3rd November, 1918, and his name is on the Harton Cemetery War Memorial.
What is surprising, we find he was a D.S.M. holder.
Can anyone please help with finding out how he won this award. Would be most grateful and offer any family research here in Norfolk.

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Re: WAR MEMORIAL HARTON CEMETERY.

Post by Pilot » Tue Nov 06, 2012 7:39 pm

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Post by joaniejinks » Wed Nov 07, 2012 12:19 am

Wow!! Thank you Pilot. I've just spent the whole evening reading all the citations and feeiing quite proud of all those brave men.
Robert received his award in 1916; but didn't d*e until November 3rd 1918. What a time to go - right at the end of the war.
Robert was born in Great Yarmouth in 1885, but moved to South Shields and married Margaret Ann Shaw there in 1914.
Thanks again........... Joan.

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Re: WAR MEMORIAL HARTON CEMETERY.

Post by martinfbrown » Fri Nov 27, 2015 11:10 pm

I have been taking photos for the War Graves Photographic Project, and I have photos of Robert George Jacobs CWGC grave.
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