Lieutenant Robert Bernard

Regiment: Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Date published: 28/07/1916
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 26/04/1915
Age at death: 23
Cemetery: V Beach Cemetery, Turkey
Plot: Special Memorial A. 6.
Information: Lieutenant Robert Bernard, younger son of the Archbishop of Dublin, and Maud his wife, was born in Dublin, 21st December, 1891; educated at Arnold House, Landulas, and at Marlborough College, where he was a member of the O.T.C.; entered Sandhurst, January, 1911; gazetted to the 1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers, March, 1912; promoted Lieutenant, November, 1913; served from October, 1912, to November, 1914, with his battalion in India; killed in action, 26th April, 1915, at Sedd-el-Bahr, the day after the Dublin Fusiliers effected a landing at the extreme point of the Gallipoli Peninsula whilst gallantly leading his men.
Additional information: Son of the Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. J. H. Bernard, D.D., and Maud, his wife, of Provost's House, Trinity College, Dublin. Educated at Marlborough College and Sandhurst.