Melvin, Robert

Regimental Number: 859612
Rank: Private
Branch: 1st Canadian Labour Battalion; 43rd Battalion

Robert was born in Guelph, Ontario on March 12, 1871. He filed on a homestead at 2-74-6-W6 in June of 1915. According to his attestation paper, dated January 20, 1916, Robert was a widower. He had a son Harry who was in care of F.W. Ismond in Belcarres, Saskatchewan. Robert died on October 26, 1917 at Bellevue Spur, Passchendaele.

Sources: homestead records