Joseph Robbins

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 39698
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 23 Heans Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation: Gilroy & Sons, Ltd, Tay Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Ellen Robbins, 23 Heans Lane, Dundee

  • Father:

    Lawrence Crosby (stepfather?)

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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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