Private Robert McCready
Private Robert McCready, 1st Nottinghamshire Yeomanry (Sherwood Rangers), Service No. H/71705 (Notts Yeomanry). Formerly North Irish Horse, Service No. 2169. Born Belfast. Enlisted Antrim. Residence Belfast. Son of William and Mary McCready of 45 Sunningside Street, Ormeau Road, Belfast. Died in Egypt on 6 August 1918, aged 20. Buried at Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt, grave A.235. His gravestone inscription reads:
R. MC CREADY
NOTTS. SHERWOOD RANGERS YEO
6TH AUGUST 1918 AGE 20
(Note: Shown as Service No. 71095 in Soldiers Died list.)
Image kindly provided by Steve Rogers, Project Co-ordinator of the The War Graves Photographic Project, www.twgpp.org.