David Robertson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Cowdenbeath
  • Service no: 8389
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 07.11.1914
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 38 to 40

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Pittenweem/Tayport?
  • Address: 93 Lorne Street, Lochee.
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Wife, 37 Lawrence St, Dundee

  • Children:

More about David Robertson

David has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.

David Robertson   8389   Cameron Highlanders

DUNDEE WIFE OF FOURTEEN MONTHS

LOSES HUSBAND KILLED IN BATTLE.

A Dundee wife of fourteen months is mourning the loss of her soldier husband on the continent.  Mrs David Robertson, who resides at 37 Lawrence Street, Dundee, has received official intimation of the death in action on 7th November last of her husband, who was a Cameron Highlander.  Private Robertson, who was 25 years of age, was a native of Tayport.  He served seven years with his regiment.  There is no family.

Dundee Courier 15th December 1914

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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