Diamond War Memorial Project

Private Robert Anderson

11th (Donegal and Fermanagh) Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Regimental Number 14744
Born: ---- Died: 1916-07-01 Aged: -- Enlisted: Londonderry

Name recorded on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Name also commemorated on the Diamond War Memorial.

Son of Thomas and Margaret Anderson, Springtown Gardens, Londonderry. Brother of Joseph Anderson, Springtown.

Robert Anderson came to Londonderry in 1901, and worked in Tillie's, Duncreggan, as a gardener.

Robert, Lizzie, Thomas, Joseph, and Mrs Anderson, Springtown, signed the Ulster Solemn League and Covenant (September 1912) pledging resistance to Home Rule for Ireland.