John Robertson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 685
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
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  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 26
  • Date of Death: 09/05/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panels 24 to 26.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Perth
  • Address: 54 Church Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    James Robertson, 54 Church St, Dundee

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More about John Robertson

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.

John Robertson   685   Black Watch

ROBERTSON—Missing since 9th May 1915, now officially reported killed, 685 Lance-Corporal John Robertson, A Company, Black Watch, youngest son of James Robertson, 54 Church Street, Dundee.

Dundee Peoples Journal 10th June 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by  Michael Caldwell

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