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291027   Sergeant Robert Henry Lewis Steele
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge) (British Army)
Died: 29/03/1918 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 35
Robert Henry Lewis Steele was the son of Robert and Caroline Steele. He was born about 1883 in Middlesex, England. He enlisted at Ravenscourt Park in London. He was living in Shepherd's Bush. His wife lived in Baring Road, Lee, London. Sergeant Steele was serving with the 7th Battalion of the Middlesex Regiment when he died of wounds received in action during the German Spring Offensive on 29th March 1918.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Aubigny Communal Cemetery Ext
  Aubigny, Somme
Grave Ref: Grave 3-C-41
CWGC Casualty 996573
Aubigny-en-Artois is a village approximately 15 Kms north-west of Arras on the road (N39) to St. Pol. From the N39 turn onto the D75 towards the village of Aubigny-en-Artois. The Cemetery lies south on a road leading from the centre of the village, and the Extension is behind it.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 258
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1 Bedford Modern School Robert Steele on school's Roll of Honour
2 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
3 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Sergeant Robert Henry Lewis Steele
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Sergeant Robert Steele's grave can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023