George Brotchie Robertson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 27887
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 12th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 03.05.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 1 & 2

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 12 Gellatly Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Janet Robertson, 12 Gellatly St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Robertson, 12 Gellatly St, Dundee

  • Siblings:


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More about George Brotchie Robertson

George has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.

George B. Robertson   27887 Royal Scots

Private George B. Robertson, Royal Scots, son of Mr Robertson, 12 Gellatly Street, who was reported missing since 3rd May, 1917 is now presumed to have died.  Private Robertson was 22 years of age, and had been in France since June, 1916.  Before enlisting he was employed in the Dundee Free Libraries.  His brother Alexander is at present serving with the Royal Engineers in Italy, while his brother-in-law, Sapper James Petrie, Royal Engineers, is in Mesopotamia.

Dundee Courier 8th June 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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