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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Robert Edward Michael Pakenham -

Unknown person Name : Robert Edward Michael Pakenham

Son of Charles Pakenham and Emily Blanche Pakenham (née Harrison).

Born : 27 July 1874, Armagh.

Married : 12 Sep 1900, Nancye Fowler, at Ballinacurragh, co Cork. Three children.
  Census information :

1881 : not found - this Irish Census was destroyed

1891 : Robert E M Pakenham, aged 16, is a pupil at 13 Park Crescent, Worthing [Lausanne House School].

1901 : Robert and Nancye Pakenham are boarders at an hotel at 'house 8.1' West Beach, Queenstown, Cork, Ireland.

1911 : Robert and Nancye Pakenham, with their children are at 'house 8' Ardbrack, Kinsale, Cork, Ireland.

  Service Details :

Captain Robert Edward Michael Pakenham, 2nd Bn., Royal Munster Fusiliers

see entry from de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour for full details
Casualty Details :

Died of wounds in France : 17 January 1915, aged 40.

Buried at : Kensal Green (All Souls') Cemetery, London.

CWGC Record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Carisbrooke Castle County War Memorial Panel 10
Isle of Wight Football Association Roll of Honour
Totland Christ Church War Memorial
Totland War Memorial
  Documents and Newspaper cuttings :

Isle of Wight County Press

23 January 1915

PAKENHAM - In France, Jan 17th, from wounds received in action, Captain Robert Edward Michael Pakenham, Royal Munster Fusiliers, dearly loved husband of Nancye Pakenham and eldest son of Major Charles Pakenham, of Headon Hall, Alum Bay, I.W.

Isle of Wight County Press, 23 Jan 1915

de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour

Medal Index card

National Probate Calendar 1915
  Links :

His younger half-brother, Charles John Wingfield Pakenham, was also killed in action, at the Dardanelles.
  Acknowledgments :

Thanks to Peter Attrill for additional Irish Census information.
  Page status :
Page last updated : 4 July 2017 - added Census information


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