Thomas Henry Cox Robertson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 635142
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 256th Brigade, 'A' Battery
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 13.10.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Naves Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.A.1.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: St Andrews
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Machineman, Wallace Foundry, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    William Robertson, 37 Ann St, Dundee

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More about Thomas Henry Cox Robertson

Thomas Henry Cox Robertson   635142   Royal Field Artillery

DUNDEE TERRITORIAL GUNNER

MAKES THE SUPREME SACRIFICE.

Mr William Robertson, 37 Ann Street, Dundee, has received official intimation of the death in action of his son, Gunner Thomas Henry Cox Robertson, A Battery, 256th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.  The communication states that Gunner Robertson was either “killed in action or died of wounds received in action” on 13th October, 1918.

Gunner Robertson Was a Territorial, and was called up on the outbreak of war.  He went to France in May, 1915, and was for a long time attached to the famous 51st Highland Division.

In civil life Gunner Robertson was employed as a machineman at Wallace Foundry.  He was 23 years of age, and had been wounded once.

Dundee Courier 16th April 1919

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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