David McLean Robertson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 40232
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 11th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 09.04.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Bailleul Road West Cemetery, St. Laurent-Blangy
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: B.10.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 119 Alexander Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    James Robertson, 119 Alexander St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    James & 1 other brother (name unknown)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about David McLean Robertson

David was the brother of Pte James Tait Robertson, 2426, 5th Battalion Black Watch, who was killed in action 30.07.1916.


Another of Dundee’s soldier sons has fallen in the person of Private David Robertson, Royal Scots, who is reported to have been killed in action on 9thApril.  Private Robertson, who was 22 years of age, enlisted fully 15 months ago, and has been at the front for a considerable time.  He was previously in the employment of Mr Alexander Tasker, grocer, 38 Strathmartine Road, Dundee.   He was a son of Mr James Robertson, 119 Alexander Street, Dundee.  An elder brother is on service with the R.A.F.

Dundee Courier 23rd May 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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