19/497 Rifleman Robert Harvey

 14th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles

                7th June 1917

Born in Ballymacarrett,County Down in 1891.

In the Irish census recorded on 02-04-1911,he is recorded as living with his father,Robert Harvey,a general labourer and his mother Rachel (nee Savage(married 1871))

on Castle Street,Bangor Co.Down.

He also had 5 brothers,Andrew(born 1876),Hugh(born 30-08-1877),William(born 1883),Alexander(born 1885) and John (born 1897).

He also had 3 sisters,Maggie(born 22-02-1880),Sarah(born 1890) and Anna(born 1894).

In 1911 Robert was employed as a shop assistant.

He enlisted in Belfast and was killed in action on 07-06-1917. 

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