William Robert Robertson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/4817
  • Rank: Able Seaman
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  • Regiment/Service: Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: Howe Battalion, R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: 1/1st Midland Casualty Clearing Station, France
  • Age at Death: 18
  • Date of Death: 19.02.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: V.C.23.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 12.05.1897
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 5 Prospect Pl, Grays Lane, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation: Grocer
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    William Innes Robertson, 5 Prospect Pl, Grays Lane, Lochee

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More about William Robert Robertson

William died 19.02.1917 at 1/1st South Midland Casualty Clearing Station from shrapnel wounds to the abdomen, received 17.02.1917.

William Robert Robertson   CZ/4817   Howe Bn  R.N.D.

Died of wounds 19th February 1917 in 1/1st South Midland Casualty Clearing Station (Shrapnel wound Abdomen 17th February 1917).  13th November 1916 wounded (Concussion, Shell-Shock).  A Grocer; born 12th May 1897; Next-of-Kin & home address: Father, William, 5 Prospect Rd., Gray’s Lane, Lochee.

R.N.D. Data Base

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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