Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (The 2/4th Battalion)

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Sergeant Robert Henry Pipe

Robert Henry Pipe was the last of four brothers to die within a year of each other. Please see the page on Lance Corporal Edwin George Pipe

Robert Henry Pipe

Rank: Serjeant
Service No: 200939
Date of Death: 29/03/1918
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry, 2nd/4th Bn.
Grave Reference II. B. 11.

From the Woodbridge, Suffolk Roll of Honour

Sergeant 200939, 2nd/4th Battalion, Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry. Died 29/03/1918. Age 26. Son of William Dalby Pipe and Emma Pipe of 9 Queen’s Road, Beccles, Suffolk. Buried at Etretat Churchyard Extension (near Le Havre).

From the Woodbridge Reporter dated 30th Jan 1919, there are details of Woodbridgians who fell in the Great War. Against Robert H Pipe it says:

Robert H Pipe, assistant teacher at the Council School, died of wounds received in action on 29th March 1918. He was 26 years of age and joined the forces in September 1914.

National Probate Calendar, 24 July 1918:

PIPE Robert Henry of 28 Seckford Street Woodbridge Suffolk died 29 March 1918 in France from wounds. Administration (with Will) London 24 July to William Dalby Pipe printer’s estimating clerk. Effects 416 1s 1d.

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