Robert J Masterson


4451 Irish Guards.

From the Ballymena Observer, August 18th, 1916 –
‘Private Robert J. Masterson, Irish Guards, is at Wharncliffe War Hospital suffering from a gunshot wound to the arm. Prior to entering the army he was assistant teacher in Ballymena Boys National School. His brother, Patrick J., who was formerly in the Royal Irish Constabulary is also serving with the Guards while a third brother is a member of the RIC stationed at Toomebridge. They are the sons of ex- Head Constable P. Masterson, formerly of Ballmena’.










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