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: Dundee
- Service no: 1805
- Rank: Private
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 2 Kerr's Lane, Lochee.
Arthur & George
More about Joseph Robertson
Joseph has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.
Joseph Robertson 1805 10th Highland Light Infantry
ONE OF THREE SONS AT THE FRONT KILLED.
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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