James Robb

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 635026
  • Rank: Shoeing Smith
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Montreal, Canada
  • Address: 5 Park Ave, Dundee
  • Occupation: Dundee Gasworks
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Dempster Robb, 5 Park Ave, Dundee

  • Father:
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More about James Robb

James Robb   635026   Royal Field Artillery


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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