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Robert Macbeth Sheldon

Born: circa 1875 (Source: Robert was 41 years old when he died; Commonwealth War Graves Commission)
Died: 9 April 1917 (Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission)

Son of Robert A. Sheldon, M.D., and Fanny Sheldon, of Coolafhy, Raphal, Co. Donegal, Ireland (Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission).

During the Second Anglo-Boer War, Robert Macbeth Sheldon was a Trooper, regimental number 15197, 74th Coy., 16th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry (Source: "Nominal Roll for the Imperial Yeomanry, 2nd Boer War 1899-1902", Robert is incorrectly listed as "R.C. Sheldon" on

During the First World War, Robert Macbeth Sheldon was a Private in the 4th Regiment, South African Infantry, service number 7905 (Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission).

Robert is buried in II. B. 18., Point-du-Jour Military Cemetery, Athies (Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission).