CROSS, Robert Victor

1909 - 1942

Robert Victor Cross was born at 31 Lawson Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk on 6 July 1909, son of Robert John Cross (25 March 1878-23 April 1951), a journeyman baker, and his wife Ellen née Jackson (19 December 1877-21 December 1962), who married at Kirkley St Peter & St John Church, Lowestoft on 8 June 1908. In 1911, Robert was a 1-year-old, living at Lawson Road, Lowestoft with his parents, 33-year-old Robert and 33-year-old Ellen. A student at the Ipswich School of Art. A private in the Royal West Kent Regiment and was 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.