Served in the Labour Corps in WW1


Robert Farndale
20 August 1885 to 27 March 1972 












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Robert Farndale, born Stockton District, son of Matthew and Mary A Farndale (FAR00383).


Robert Farndale registered Stockton District Oct-Dec 1885

(GRO Vol 10a page 60 - 1837 online)




Census 1891 - Craggs Hall Farm, Brotton:

Robert Farndale, son of Matthew and Mary A Farndale (FAR00383) of Craggs Hall Farm, Brotton, age 5 born, Newisham, Co Durham.

Military Service:

44768 Private Robert Farndale, KOYLI, later 426393 in the Labour Corps, awarded British War and Victory Medals. (Not certain to be him?)

(Medal Roll)


Robert Farndale, married Sarah Jane Alcock of Battersby Sep 1910 at Stokesley District.



Ruth Farndale born Wakefield Sep 1911 (FAR00775).

Robert Edwin Farndale, born Wakefield Jun 1913 (FAR00795).

Maurice Farndale born Wakefield Jun 1915 (FAR00816).

Ada Farndale born Wakefield Mar 1917 (FAR00836).

Ronald Martin Farndale born Wakefield Mar 1919 (FAR00852).






In 1941, Mrs S Farndale was shown as next of kin for Ronald Martin Farndale, then a prisoner of war, and Sarah’s address was shown as Bells Farm, Thornton-in-Craven, Skipton, Yorkshire


Robert Farndale, born 20 Aug 1885, died Staincliffe District 27 Mar 1972