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: 39698
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
- Unit/Ship: 9th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 25.04.1918
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 68 to 70 & 162 & 162A
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Occupation: Gilroy & Sons, Ltd, Tay Works, Dundee
Mrs Robbins, 23 Heans Lane, Dundee
More about Joseph Robbins
The original Dundee Roll of Honour has this man’s surname listed as Robens.
Joseph Robbins 39698 Scottish Rifles
Mrs Robbins, 23 Hean’s Lane, Dundee, has been informed that her son, Private Joseph Robbins, Scottish Rifles, is missing since 25th April after having being in France for about three weeks. In civil life Private Robbins was employed with Gilroy, Sons, & Co., Ltd., Tay Works.
Dundee Courier 1st June 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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