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William Wallace Roby


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This is a hell of a long shot but here goes. Looking for 'any' information on this man who survived the war.He was related to Albert Wallace Roby. The Roby family were wealthy Industrialists the 1881 census has a John Roby described as Brass Founder & Brick Maker,living at Roby Brow.

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have you looked him up in the medal index cards ?

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Hi

William Wallace Roby died 23.1.46. lived at 20 Eshe-Road North, Great Crosby, Lancs. Died Royal Inf. L'pool 3. Probate 28.6.46 to widow Mary Adelaide Roby, John Baldwin Roby,brass founder and Albert Roby Jones. Doctor. Effects £19356. 3s. 8d.

Regards Barry

W.W. was born 1898, may not have served due to a reserved occupation!

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Hi Again

Albert Wallace Roby, brass founder, died 17.9.1912 Cedric House, Rainhill. Effects £26067.4s.10d

Regards Barry

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John Roby & Co made brass fittings for ships at Rainhill Liverpool. He could have been exempt from service if his job was considered to be of value to the war effort.

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