9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Robert John Wilson was the only son of George Wilson and Mary Ann Reid. Robert was born in Glasgow, Scotland about 1891. Robert attended Drumglass Boys National School. The family lived at 18 Clare Terrace, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone. Robert worked as a labourer. Private Robert Wilson was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on the 1st July 1916. He was 25 years old.