Norman Robertson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 659
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Iraq
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 21.01.1916
  • Burial Country: Iraq
  • Cemetery: Basra Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 25 & 63

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Arbroath
  • Address: 16 Marshall St, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Catherine Robertson, 16 Marshall St, Lochee

  • Father:

    John Robertson, 16 Marshall St, Lochee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Norman Robertson

Norman has no known grave but is remembered on the Basra Memorial.

Norman Robertson   659   Royal Highlanders

Mr John Robertson, 16 Marshall Street, Lochee, has been notified through the War Office that his son, Private Norman Robertson (659), Royal Highlanders, has been posted as missing after the engagement near the Persian Gulf on January 21.  Hopes are entertained that he may be a prisoner of war.  Private Robertson is a grandson of the late Mr John Brockie, of Arbroath.

Arbroath Guide 26th February 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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