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Sergeant Robert Rodger

1st Battalion Highland Light Infantry
Service No: 11345

Robert Rodger grave





Personal details

Family Information

Son of Mrs Rodger of Bothwell. Nephew of Mrs Bell of Bothwell. In his Will dated 09/10/1916 Robert left the whole of his property and effects to his mother. Official news of Roberts death was sent to his aunt

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / Greenock


Killed in Action 11/01/1917


Hamilton 1914


Regular Soldier


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Buried / Remembered

Basra Memorial, Iraq

Cemetery / Memorial Information

The Basra Memorial commemorates more than 40,500 members of the Commonwealth forces who died in the operations in Mesopotamia from the Autumn of 1914 to the end of August 1921 and whose graves are not known.

Additional Information

Robert served for 7 years in India before the outbreak of war. See photos for Roberts name on the Basra Memorial.

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