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:
- Service no: 352
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 6 St Mary Rd, Dundee
Margaret McFarlane, 1 Castle St, Cupar, Fife
More about John Robb
John Robb 352 South African Infantry
DUNDEE SOUTH AFRICAN KILLED.
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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