John Robb

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
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  • Service no: 352
  • Rank: Private
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  • Regiment/Service: South African Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 3rd Regiment
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 30
  • Date of Death: 01.08.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 4C

Personal Information

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  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 6 St Mary Rd, Dundee
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  • Mother:

    Margaret McFarlane, 1 Castle St, Cupar, Fife

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More about John Robb

John Robb   352   South African Infantry


Mrs J. McFarlane, 6 St Mary Street, Dundee, has received official notification that her eldest son, Pte J. Robb, South African Infantry, formerly reported missing, is now reported killed.

Pte. Robb, who was about 30 years of age, had been employed in the gold mines in the district of Johannesburg for a considerable number of years, and joined the colours in Africa shortly after war broke out.

Dundee Courier 24th July 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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