Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 635026
- Rank: Shoeing Smith
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
- Unit/Ship: 256th Brigade
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 23
- Date of Death: 30.01.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Grevillers British Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: X.D.14.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Montreal, Canada
- Address: 5 Park Ave, Dundee
- Occupation: Dundee Gasworks
Elizabeth Dempster Robb, 5 Park Ave, Dundee
More about James Robb
James Robb 635026 Royal Field Artillery
DUNDEE GUNNER DIES OF WOUNDS.
Mrs Robb, 5 Park Avenue, Dundee, has been informed that her son, Gunner James Robb, R.F.A., has died of wounds at a casualty clearing station in France.
Deceased, who was a grandson of the late Mr James Robb, formerly well known as a butcher in the Hawkhill, went to the front shortly after the outbreak of war, and had seen much active service.
Gunner Robb was 23 years of age, and was formerly employed in Dundee Gasworks.
Dundee Courier 6th February 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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