CROSS, Robert Victor

1909 - 1942

Born at 31 Lawson Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk on 6 July 1909, son of Robert John Cross, journeyman baker, and his wife Ellen née Jackson, who married at Lowestoft on 8 June 1908. In 1911, a 1 year old living at Lawson Road, Lowestoft with his parents, 33 year old Robert and 33 year old Ellen. A student and Ipswich School of Arts and Crafts. A private in the Royal West Kent Regiment and killed on active service in the Middle East in 1942. A set of his works were exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club exhibition in 1943.