Robert Stevenson (1893–1918)


Grenadier Guards 22572 2nd Battalion

Photo courtesy Glynne Hickman

Photo of Robert Stevenson in WW1

Robert, born in 1884, was the son of Joseph and Alice Stevenson of Fritchley. In 1903 he married Tamar Ann Payne and they lived at Wingfield Park. He died on 28th March 1918 and is buried at Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux, near Arras.

Robert’s name is also inscribed on his mother’s headstone in Crich Churchyard.

Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Initials R
Nationality United Kingdom
Rank Private
Regiment/Service Grenadier Guards
Unit 2nd Bn
Date of Death 28/03/18
Service No 22572
Casualty type Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference VI. A. 28


War Graves Certificate for Robert Stevenon in WW1

Soldiers' Effects Book
Robert Stevenson; 2nd Bn Grenadier Guards; Private 22572; died of wounds France 28.3.18; War Gratuity £14 10s 0d; paid out:
9.10.18 brother Samuel £8 18s 8d
22.11.19 brother Samuel £14 10s 0d


1891: Fritchley

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Joseph Stevenson Head 51 Hosier Halam
Alice Stevenson wife 44   Moorwood Moor
William Stevenson son 16 FWK Fritchley
Joseph Stevenson son 14 Apprentice joiner Fritchley
Frederic Stevenson son 12   Fritchley
Mary Stevenson daughter 9   Fritchley
Elizabeth Stevenson daughter 9   Fritchley
Robert Stevenson son 7   Fritchley
Alice Stevenson daughter 6   Fritchley
Samuel Stevenson son 4   Fritchley
Arthur Stevenson son 1   Fritchley

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1901: Fritchley

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Alice Stevenson Head (wdw) 58   Crich
Robert Stevenson son 17 Limestone labourer Crich
Samuel Stevenson son 14 Horse driver coal mine Crich
Albert Stevenson son 11   Crich
Robert White father (wdwr) 80   South Wingfield

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1911: Wingfield Park

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Robert Stevenson Head 27 Colliery banksman Crich
Tamar Ann Stevenson wife 27   Milford
Eva Alice Stevenson daughter 1   Heage

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