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Robert Newcomen Bloomer

Rank: Sapper
Townland: Ballindagny and Cullyvore
Town/Village: Edgeworthstown
Civil Parish: Mostrim
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address: Duke Street, Athy, Co. Kildare
Census 1901: Yes
Census 1911: Yes
Regiment/Unit: Royal Engineers, 3rd Signal Company
Regiment Number: 73501
Date of Death: 17-07-1919
Cause: Pneumonia
Memorial: Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial, Poona (Pune), Maharashtra, India

Robert was born in Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford in 1888. He worked for the postal service. He married Anne Maud and had a son and daughter before joining the Royal Engineers in 1915. He died of pneumonia in Poona, India.

Parents Names: Son of Robert and Ellen Bloomer, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford.
Notes: He is included with his family in the 1901 Census, but his name is scratched out.

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