Name :-   Robertson, Douglas Hill

Nationality :-   UK

Age :-   34

Rank :-   Second Lieutenant

Number :-  

Medal :-

Service :-   Army

Regiment / ship :-  "D" Coy., 1st Bn., King's Own Scottish Borderers

Date of death :-   14th April 1917

Cemetery / Memorial :-   Arras memorial, france

Area of cemetery / memorial :-   Bay 6

Family information :-   Son of John and Elizabeth McLaren Robertson

Extra information :-  

1901 Census

Victoria Place, Perth Street, Blairgowrie

Elizabeth Robertson, head, 57, living on own means, b. Clunie, Perthshire

William T Robertson, son, 29, joiner, b. Blairgowrie

Bessie M Robertson, daughter, 21, dressmaker, b. Blairgowrie

Douglas H Robertson, son, 18, apprentice joiner, b. Blairgowrie

Agnes Falls Robertson, daughter, 15, scholar, b. Blairgowrie

Robertson, Douglas H. - In the Blairgowrie Advertiser 20th February 1915 page 4 is the following "Promotion - Mr. Douglas H. Robertson, Johannesburg (brother of Bailie W.T. Robertson, Victoria Place, Blairgowrie) who is serving with the 2nd Transvaal Scottish now operation in German South-west Africa, has been promoted three times since the battalion was mobilised, and has now attained the rank of Sergeant." 

Blairgowrie Cemetery

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