Alexander Robertson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: June 1916
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 183100
  • Rank: Sapper
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
  • Unit/Ship: 185th Tunnelling Company
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 39
  • Date of Death: 25.08.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.D.33.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Forfar
  • Address: 20 Baxter St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Painter, Norwell & Son, Commercial St, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Mary H. Robertson, 20 Baxter St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Alexander, born 01.06.1903, Catherine, born 07.09.1901, Christopher, born 18.07.1908, Agnes, born 04.10.1910, Jean, born 25.04.1913 & Jemima, born 07.03.1915

More about Alexander Robertson

Alexander Robertson   183100    Royal Engineers

Sappers Death from Wounds.

Mrs Robertson, 20 Baxter Street, has been informed that her husband, Sapper Alexander Robertson, R. E., had been seriously wounded, and died in a casualty clearing station on 25th August.  Sapper Robertson joined up in June, 1916, and had been one year in France.  In civil life he was a painter with Messrs Norwell & Son, Commercial St.  He leaves a widow and seven of a family.

Dundee Courier 4th September 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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