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Robert Jocelyn Alexander
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Birth: Jun. 11, 1852
Death: Oct. 10, 1918

He was the third child of the famous hymn writer Mrs. Cecil Frances Humphreys ALEXANDER (e.g. All Things Bright and Beautiful and Once in Royal David's City) and her equally famous husband, the Protestant Primate of All Ireland the Most Reverend Sir William ALEXANDER.
Robert died aged 66.
He was a passenger aboard the Royal Mail Ship "RMS Leinster" sailing from Kingstown (Dublin) to Holyhead during the First World War when it was torpedoed by a German Submarine. Over 500 hundred lives were lost.
He had graduated from Oxford University with a B.A.
He had married Alice Rachael HUMPHREYS on January 5th 1876 and they had one son, William Harold ALEXANDER who died in infancy.
He is buried approximately 50 yards south of his famous parents. 
 
Burial:
Derry City Cemetery
Derry
County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Plot: Plot A.
 
Created by: bob dennis
Record added: Apr 09, 2008
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Robert Jocelyn Alexander
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Robert Jocelyn Alexander
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Robert Jocelyn Alexander
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i cleaned this headstone up july 2014.
- SEAMUS BRESLIN
 Added: Jul. 16, 2014
Rest in peace for you are known to God.
- Rev. Dr. Mary
 Added: Mar. 19, 2009

- Portia Solomon
 Added: Nov. 3, 2008
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