Robert Steel Abernethy

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 23.10.1915
  • Place of enlistment: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.
  • Service no: 781004
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 46th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 01.11.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Aulnoy Communal Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: C.1.8

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 30.01.1893
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Labourer
  • Mother:

    Mary Ann Abernethy, Dalhousie Pl, 61 Lochee Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    Henry Abernethy, Dalhousie Pl, 61 Lochee Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:


  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Robert Steel Abernethy

Robert is believed to be the brother of Pte John Abernethy, S/11792, 10th Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, who also served and returned home safely.

For more information visit, Robert’s Memorial and  Robert’s Regimental Record and Circumstances of Death Register

There is also a reference to Robert in the Dundee Advertiser 17/6/1916 page 6


Information researched and supplied by Gary Thomson

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