EDWARD VINCENT ROBLEY (1867-1909)
RAWALPINDI, INDIA - ABOUT 1899
Photograph contributed by Lee & Trish Robley.
July 1867, Hardhaugh, Warden, Northumberland
- 1871 - EVR lived with parents William Rutherford Robley & Margaret Thompson at Waterside, Dartford, Kent (William occupation papermaker)
- Margaret died in 1872 at Dartford, Kent, & William in 1879 at Maidstone, Kent
- 1881 - EVR lived with Uncle and Aunt, Abraham & Eleanor Bateson at High Street, Gargrave, Yorkshire (Abraham occupation shoemaker)
- 1881 - EVR's sister Elizabeth lived with Abrahams sister Mary Elizabeth Bateson at Church Street, Gargrave, Yorkshire (Elizabeth occupation Asst Dressmaker)
- First Attestation - Enlisted 13th Hussars Aug 1 1888 at Leeds, purchased discharge Sept 15 1888
- Second Attestation - Enlisted 10th Royal Hussars Feb 20 1889 at York
- Transferred to 18th Hussars Oct 5 1889 and was serving in India by November 1889
- Went on the Unattached List in 1895 & served in the Indian Army, obtained rank of sub conductor (Sergeant Major) by 1903, Commissariat Transport Department
- India General Service medal 1854-1895 with Waziristan 1894-5 clasp - as Transport Assistant 18th Hussars from 6/12/1894 to 6/2/1895 - Lance Corporal
- India General Service Medal 1895-1902 with Punjab Frontier 1897-98 clasp - as part of Tochi Field Force 2nd brigade Transport Lines from 14/6/1897 to 3/3/1898 - Sergeant
- India General Service Medal with Relief Of Pekin clasp - as part of China Field Force 3rd Pekin Cart Transport from 3/7/1900 to 11/8/1901 - Sergeant
Married Jessie Jane Davis in Nowshera, India, 1899.
Beryl & Telford.
Beryl with her father, Edward Vincent Robley. Beryl married Frank Hogarth at Peshawar in 1919 & they had 3 daughters: Dora Jessie (b, 1920, Cawnpore), Jean Alice (b. 1922, Cawnpore) & Sheila E (b. 1923, Holbeck, England).
Photograph contributed by Linda Davis
Telford immigrated to Canada from England in 1923
Generation No. 10
EDWARD VINCENT10 ROBLEY
(WILLIAM RUTHERFORD9, JAMES8, WILLIAM7, WILLIAM6, WILLIAM5, JOHN4, THOMAS3, CHRISTOPHER2, CHRISTOPHER1)
Living Robley descendants of EVR reside in Alberta, Canada.
February 24 1909 in Kohat, India.
Lee & Trish Robley, Alberta, Canada