Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
ff
25650   Private Robert Marlowe
Save as PDF
Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 25/01/2016
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Depot, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 30/10/1918 (Home)
Age: 25
Summary      
Robert Marlow was the son of Mrs. Mary Marlowe. Robert was born in Aughnacloy, Co. Tyrone about 1894. Robert Marlow enlisted in Belfast.Private Robert Marlowe was serving with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, with the Depot, when he died at home on 30th October 1918. He was 25 years old. Private Marlowe is buried in Belfast (Milltown) Roman Catholic Cemetery. The CWGC records Robert as the son of Mrs. Mary Marlowe, of 36, Whiterock Crescent, Belfast.
Further Information
Robert Marlow was the son of Mrs. Mary Marlowe. Robert was born in Aughnacloy, Co. Tyrone about 1894.
The 1901 census records Robert as 7 years old. Robert and the family were living in Ravellea, Aughnacloy. Mary Marlow is listed as married, but her husband is not resident at that time.
By the time of 1911 census, the family had moved to Newry, County Down. Robert was no longer living with the family. His mother was now a widow.
Robert Marlow enlisted in Belfast.
Private Robert Marlowe was serving with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, with the Depot, when he died at home on 30th October 1918. He was 25 years old.
Private Marlowe is buried in Belfast (Milltown) Roman Catholic Cemetery.
Robert's brother, Joseph Marlowe, also died in the war. Trooper Joseph Marlowe was serving the Otago Mounted Rifles when he was injured at Gallipoli. He died on board the hospital ship, H.M.H.S. Aquitania on 22nd August 1915, just two days before his 27th birthday. He was buried at sea.
The CWGC records Robert as the son of Mrs. Mary Marlowe, of 36, Whiterock Crescent, Belfast.
Read more
Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Ravellea Aughnacloy Census listing in Ravellea, Aughnacloy 54.411438 -6.994092
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 1901 Census lists Marlow family Lists Robert as age 7 living with the family at house 4 in Ravellea (part of) Urban, Aughnacloy Urban
2 1911 Census lists Marlow family Does not list Robert as living with the family at house 11 in Damolly Town, Newry Rural, Down
3 Trooper Joseph Marlowe Brother of Private Robert Marlowe
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Trobert Marlowe's headstone can be purchased here.
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2020