Samuel Roberts Mottram

Name

Samuel Roberts Mottram

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

24/04/1917
24

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
PS/3206
Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment)
17th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
II. B. 71.
France

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

St Mary’s Church Memorial, Standon
Puckeridge Memorial Plaque, Standon Village Hall, Standon
Not on the Much Hadham memorials

Pre War

Born in 1893 and baptised on 31 Mar 1893 in High Street, Standon, Hertfordshire son of Benjamin Ernest and Selina Mottram later of Park View Cottage, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire. In 1911 he was living with his widowed father in 6 Ashton Gardens, Standon Road, Puckeridge working as shoe maker’s assistant and later moved to 2 White Cottage, The Parade, Enfield Wash and worked as a boot repairer.

Wartime Service

Enlisted in the 24th (Reserve) Bn. on 13 Dec 1915 in Tring, embarked at Folkestone for Boulogne on 15 Jul 1916, posted to the 1st Bn. on 23 Jul 1916 and transferred to 17th Bn. on 13 Aug 1916. He was wounded in action on 22 Apr 1917 and died of his wounds in the 1st Canadian Casualty Clearing Station two days later.

Additional Information

See additional information sheet link

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, Di Vanderson, Jonty Wild