John Charles Robinson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: October 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 24968
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 12th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 13.08.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: V.E.20.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 151 Victoria Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Stevensons Dyeworks, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Jane Robinson, 7 Dallfield Walk, Dundee

  • Children:

More about John Charles Robinson

John Charles Robinson  24968  Highland Light Infantry

DUNDEE SOLDIER MISSING.

Private John Charles Robinson, of the Highland Light Infantry, who resided at 151 Victoria Road, Dundee, has been missing since 5th July.  He enlisted in October, 1915, and has been at the front for seven months.  Before he joined the army Private Robinson was employed in Stevenson’s Dyeworks.  He is twenty-three years of age, and is married.

Dundee Courier 7th September 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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