Robert Stewart Wilkinson

Corporal Robert Stewart Wilkinson served with 6th Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles in World War Two. At 52 years old, he died in his hometown of Belfast.

Corporal

Robert Stewart Wilkinson

D/24552

Robert Stewart Wilkinson was a man with prior military experience before the outbreak of World War Two, which allowed him to enlist with 6th (Home Defence) Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles in Belfast, Co. Antrim.

Corporal Robert Stewart Wilkinson (D/24552) served in 6th Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles during World War Two. He was born in Belfast, Co. Antrim on 10th February 1888.

The 1939 Belfast Street Directory lists his occupation as a porter at the address of 33 Brookmount Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim.

While serving with the 6th (Home Defence) Battalion of the Royal Ulster Rifles, he died on 11th October 1940 aged 52 years old.

Robert Stewart Wilkinson’s grave is in the Glenalina Extension, Section E, Grave 287 of Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, Co. Antrim.

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