Robert John Chisholm

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/6501
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 8th/10th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 29
  • Date of Death: 11.11.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Ribemont Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.A.9.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Huntly
  • Address: 312 Brook St, Broughty Ferry.
  • Occupation: George Longair, Carriers
  • Mother:

    Jane Caird Chisholm, 312 Brook St, Broughty Ferry

  • Father:

    Robert Chisholm

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Robert John Chisholm

Robert J. Chisholm   S/6501  Gordon Highlanders


Mrs Robert J. Chisholm, Brook Street, has been informed that her only son, Corporal Robert J. Chisholm, Gordon Highlanders, has been accidentally killed at the front.

The corporal joined the colours fully two years ago, and had been three times wounded.  He was employed with Mr George Longair, carrier, when he enlisted.

Dundee Courier 20th November 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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