Alexander Robertson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Kirkaldy
  • Service no: S/10429
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Iraq
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 07.01.1916
  • Burial Country: Iraq
  • Cemetery: Amara War Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: XXX.J.18.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: Collier St, Carnoustie
  • Occupation: National Telephone Company
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Alexander Robertson, Garnet Tce, Carnoustie

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Wife, Taypark Tce, Tayport

  • Children:

More about Alexander Robertson

Alexander Robertson   S/10429   2d Black Watch

TAYPORT SOLDIER KILLED AT PERSIAN GULF.

Mrs Alexander Robertson, at present residing at Tay Park Terrace, has received official notification of the death of her husband, who was killed in action at the Persian Gulf.  Previous to enlistment Robertson was an employee of the National Telephone Company.  He enlisted in the R.G.A., and was transferred to the 2nd Black Watch, in which he was a lance-corporal.  His parents reside in Carnoustie.

Dundee Courier 14th February 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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