Robert Dixon Wills

Key Information

Name: Robert Dixon Wills
DoB: August 6 1893
Regt: London Regt & 5th Border Regt.
DoD: April 23 1917
Academic Career: CGS 1905-7

Biographical Information

  • Robert Dixon Wills was the youngest of ten children born to Isaac and Jane Wills of Greenspot near Kirkbride. Isaac was the village blacksmith, like his father and grandfather before him. Two of Robert’s brothers, and at least one cousin and uncle were also blacksmiths. Robert was the only one of the family to attend the grammar school.