Joseph Robertson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 1805
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 10th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 25.09.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 108 to 112

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 1 Flights Lane, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Williamina Robertson, 1 Flights Lane, Lochee

  • Father:

    George Robertson, 1 Flights Lane, Lochee

  • Siblings:

    Arthur & George

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Joseph Robertson

Joseph has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.

Joseph Robertson   1805   10th Highland Light Infantry


Official notification has reached his mother who resides at 2 Kerr’s Lane, Lochee, of the death in action of her son, Private Joseph Robertson of the 10th Highland Light Infantry.  He was 23 years of age.  Mrs Robertson has other two sons with the colours.  Private George Robertson, of the 2nd Black Watch, and Private Arthur Robertson, of the 3rd Dragoon Guards, are at the front.

Arthur was wounded in the early stages of the war, and after recovery returned to the firing line.  Mrs Robertson has also a brother at the front.

Dundee Courier 26th October 1915

Joseph was the brother of Pte Arthur Robertson, D/3129, 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales Own) who died 05.06.1916 and buried in Balgay Cemetery, Dundee & Pte George Robertson, 1513, 2nd Battalion Black Watch who was killed in action 27.01.1916.

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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