Name:-   Robertson, John

Nationality:-    UK

Age :-   41

Rank:-   Captain

Number:-  

Medal:-   Long Service; Good Conduct

Service:-   Army

Regiment / ship:-  Bankers Coy., 4th Bn., Royal Scots (Queen's Edinburgh Rifles)

Date of death:-   Monday 28th June 1915

Cemetery / Memorial:-    Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Turkey

Area of cemetery / memorial :-    Sp.Mem.B.134.

Family information:-    Son of Alexander Robertson, "Holmiry", Glenisla, Alyth, Perthshire.  Husband of Janet Ritchie Robertson, 151 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh

Extra information:-

1881 Census

Brewlands Bridge, Glenisla, Forfarshire

Alexander Robertson, head, 40, ag lab, b. Glenisla

Ann Robertson, wife, 38, b. Glenisla

James Robertson, son, 8, scholar, b. Glenisla

John Robertson, son, 6, scholar, b. Glenisla

Ann Robertson, daughter, 4, b. Glenisla

Arthur Robertson, son, 1, b. Glenisla

1891 Census

Holmiry, Glenisla, Forfarshire

Alex Robertson, head, 50, farmer, b. Glenisla

Annie Robertson, wife, 48, b. Glenisla

James Robertson, son, 18, b. Glenisla

John Robertson, son, 16, b. Glenisla

Annie Robertson, daughter, 14, scholar, b. Glenisla

Arthur Robertson, son, 11, scholar, b. Glenisla

Peter G Robertson, son, 7, scholar, b. Glenisla

1901 census

Holmiry Farm House, Glenisla

Alexander Robertson, head, 60, farmer, b. Glenisla

Annie Robertson, wife, 58, b. Glenisla

Annie Robertson, daughter, 24, b. Glenisla

Peter G Robertson, 17, worker on farm, b. Glenisla

Also 1901 Census

14, Bruntsfield Avenue, Edinburgh, Midlothian

Arthur Robertson, lodger, 21, C S Student, b. Glenisla

James Robertson, lodger, 33, sec div clerk, b. Glenisla

John Robertson, lodger, 26, bank clerk, b. Glenisla

Elizabeth Fraser, sister, 42, dairy keeper, b. St. Ninians, Stirling

Margaret Fraser, head, 50, reld domestic servant, b. St. Ninians, Stirling

Annie B M Michael, boarder, 20, banker's daughter, b. Callender, Perthshire

May M Michael, boarder, 19, banker's daughter, b. Callender

 

Confirmations and Inventories 1915

Banker, 151, Bruntsfirld place, Edinburgh, Capt., 4th Royal Scots (t.), was killed in action, 28th June 1915, at the Dardanelles, testate.  confirmation granted at Edinburgh, 7th October, to peter mckenzie, s.s.c.,Edinburgh, William Wood, solicitor there and Janet Ritchie Robertson, 151, Brunsfield place there, his widow, trustees, and as such executors nominate under Will or Deed, dated 23rd April 1915 and recorded in court books of Commissariot of Edinburgh 6th October 1915.  value of estate 490/3s/2d.

The value of the Estate in 2006 using average earnings ratio would have been 146,707.53p

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