10th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
28/03/1918 (Died of Wounds)
Robert James Patterson was the youngest son of Rachel Patterson (nee Powers). He was born at Ballymacarrett, County Down on 18th April 1898. He was the youngest of at least five children. Sometime between 1898 and 1901, his father died. The family lived in Belfast. Robert enlisted in 1917. He was wounded during the retreat from St Quentin and removed to Namps for treatment. Private Robert Patterson was serving with the 10th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of his wounds on Thursday 28th March 1918.