Lance Corporal Robert Masterman


The background of this North Irish Horseman is not known at present.

Robert Masterman enlisted in the North Irish Horse between 14 and 27 December 1916 (No.2336 – later Corps of Hussars No.71758).

In January 1918 he embarked for Egypt with a draft of North Irish Horsemen from the regimental reserve depot at Antrim. There he was attached to the 1/1st Nottinghamshire Yeomanry (Sherwood Rangers), serving with that regiment in the Palestine campaign.

He was still serving in late 1919.