Roberts, Vernon Harcourt
No. 157567, 1st Company, Essex and Suffolk, Royal Garrison Artillery
Died on Tuesday 12 November 1918 (aged 34)
Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery, Surrey, England (Grave N2. 10356)
In the Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 – 1919 database it is recorded that Vernon Harcourt Roberts was born in Bangor.
In the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Debt of Honour Website it is recorded that he was a son of John Owen Roberts and Lucy Emma Roberts.
Vernon Harcourt Roberts was born on 8 August 1884 in Main Street, Bangor and he was a son of John Owen Roberts and Lucy Emma Roberts (nee Crabtree). John Owens Roberts was a tea merchant and he and Lucy had at least two children:
Herbert Gladstone (born 5 April 1883 at 13 Botanic Avenue, Belfast; baptised in Bangor Parish Church of Ireland Church (St Comgall’s)
Vernon Harcourt (born 8 August 1884 in Main Street, Bangor)
Lance Bombardier Vernon Harcourt Roberts served with the 1st Company Essex and Suffolk Royal Garrison Artillery and he died in the Military Hospital Harwich on 12 November 1918 (aged 34).
Lance Bombardier Vernon Harcourt Roberts was buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery, Surrey and when his headstone was being erected the point of contact was Mr C.H. Roberts, 8 Ardfern Avenue, Norbury SW16.