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Robert Trevor Bleakley
  Occupation   Boilermaker  
  Regiment   Royal Irish Rifles 9th Battalion  
  Service No. - Rank   1711738 - Rifleman  
  Date of Death   25th December 1916 aged 33  
  Buried   St. Quentin Cabaret Military Cemetery,West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.I. B. 34.  
  CWGC Certificate   Click to Download  

Robert Trevor Bleakley was born on 29th June 1883 in Malvern Street in Belfast to Robert Bleakley and Mary Jane McIntyre. His father was a Sea Captain and his mother, who had been widowed by 1901, was the Caretaker at the Gresham Life Assurance building on Royal Avenue. Robert Bleakley junior was a boilermaker with Harland & Wolff in Southampton when he married Alice Louisa Knight on 29th January 1910