Robert Day was born in 1890 at Orrell, Bootle. He was the son of William Day and Georgina Day (nee Carter) of Rose Cottage, Upholland Moss, Wigan. Robertís parents were married in 1879 at St.Maryís C.of E. Church, Walton. Robert had siblings William, Arthur, Charles, Walter, Harry, Stanley and George F.
 
1891 Census: Park Lane, Orrell & Ford 
 
1901 Census: Park Lane, Orrell & Ford
 
1911 Census: Laburnum Cottage, Orrell, Bootle 
 
His attestation papers give his physical description and can be seen at Library and Archives Canada
 
His brother Joseph Day also fell.
 
A death notice appeared in the Evening Express
 
Newspaper (date) Evening Express (29-Sep-16)
Rank, Forename(s), Surname Private Robert Day
Regiment, Regimental No, medals Canadian Regiment
Cause and date of death, age Killed in Action 16-Sep-16 in h 27th year
Information contained in notice Seventh son of William and George Day address Laburnum Cottage Orrell Village Seaforth
Further details Merseyside Roll of Honour