Wednesday, 1 April 2015

CQMS Robert Gamble

Dublin born Company Quarter Master Sergeant Robert Gamble was 28years old when he was shot and killed on the 26th April 1916 on the railway track near Beggars Bush Barracks in Dublin.

Born on the 19th August 1889, he enlisted in the Royal Irish Rifles on 22nd November 1907 and served with the 2nd Battalion as number 8833. Entered France on the 15th August 1914. Wounded twice. He was transferred to 2nd (Home Service) Garrison Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment, serial number 7. The battalion was formed in Dublin in March 1916.

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