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Private Robert Glass Robertson

1st Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers
Service No: 15825

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Personal details

Born / Resided

Glasgow / 28 Hallcraig St, Airdrie

Died

Died of Wounds 24/04/1918 at Etaples

Enlisted

Airdrie 11/12/1914

Employed

Airdrie Bolt Works

Age

35

Buried / Remembered

Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Clais, France

Family Information

Son of Mr and Mrs William Robertson of 44c Main St, Coatbridge. Husband of Annie Nichol Robertson of 28 Hallcraig St, Airdrie. Father of 2 children. 2 of Roberts 3 brothers also fell. Both on the 25/09/1915 at the Battle of Loos. They were Private John R Robertson of the 11th Battalion Highland Light Infantry (see index) and Private Thomas C Robertson of the 9th Battalion Black Watch (see index). Another brother William also served and survived the war. In his Will dated 13/01/1917 Robert left the whole of his property and effects to his wife

Additional Information

Robert came through most of the heavy fighting until he Died of Wounds in a Casualty Clearing Station at Etaples just over 6 months before the Armistice

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