Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: Clyde Z/4102
- Rank: Able Seaman
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
- Unit/Ship: Anson Battalion, R.N. Div
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 20
- Date of Death: 26.10.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 2 to 3 & 162 & 162A
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 144b Lochee Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: Apprentice Mechanic, Seabraes Mill, Dundee
Jessie Robertson, 144b Lochee Rd, Dundee
Charles Robertson, 144b Lochee Rd, Dundee
More about James Robertson
James has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
James Robertson CZ/4102 Anson Bn Royal Naval Division
DUNDEE R.N.D. MAN KILLED IN ACTION.
The death in action is reported of James Robertson, A.B., Royal Naval Division. He was the eldest son of Private Charles Robertson, Motor Transport Army Service Corps, and his mother resides at 144b Lochee Road, Dundee. Before enlisting in April, 1915, he was an apprentice mechanic in Seabrae Mill, Dundee. He served for several months at the Dardanelles, but was later transferred to France, where he had been ever since.
Dundee Courier 14th November 1917
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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