James Robertson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/4102
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 144b Lochee Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Apprentice Mechanic, Seabraes Mill, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Jessie Robertson, 144b Lochee Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    Charles Robertson, 144b Lochee Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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


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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