Robert was born on 21st December 1886. On the 1901 census he was age 14, working as a van boy and living at 38 Egerton Street with his mother Jane Wass, a widow and grocer, and his brother William, a file cutter, age 16.
Robert later moved to Springvale Road and married Jessie. Sadly he was killed in action in WWI on 11th June 1918.
Kindly donated by Robert Wass’ grandson, Peter Armitage.