Private Albert Sydney Robjent

Albert Sydney Robjent
© Royston Williamson 2015

Thank you to Margaret Dennis for the following research.

Albert Sydney Robjent born in 3rd Quarter of 1882, at Hatfield Peverel in Essex. His parents were James and Fanny Robjent. The 1891 census shows the family living in Hatfield Peverel.

By the time of the 1901 census, Albert had left home and worked as a groom at the Swan Inn, Hatfield Peverel.

By 1912 Albert was living in Barnet, London. On 19th February 1912 he married Rose Louisa Paxton at St James, Paddington. He was 29 and she was 26.

At the outbreak of war in 1914, he joined the Volunteer force. His service number was 58934 in the 103rd Training Reserve Battalion.  

He died on 25th March 1918 in Eastern General Hospital, Cambridge, aged 35. He was then Private Robjent M/324154 of the Royal Army Service Corps,  373rd M. T. Company.   He was buried 2nd April 1918 in Dorking Cemetery plot no 17.9331.   His widow Rose Louisa Robjent was living at 5 Leslie Road, Dorking. She received his personal effects.

Born Hatfield Peverel, Essex
Lived Barnet, London
Son of James and Fanny Robjent
Husband of Rose Louisa Paxton
Regiment 103rd Training Reserve Battalion. Volunteer Force
Number 58934
Date of Death 25th March 1918
Place of Death Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cause of Death Died in hospital
Age 35
Cemetery Dorking, Surrey