CorporalROBERTSON, ALEXANDER

Service Number 12/220

Died 01/07/1916

Aged 34

"A" Coy. 12th Bn.
York and Lancaster Regiment

M.A. Edin., B. Litt. Oxford. Son of the late Robert Robertson, M.A., F.R.S.E. (Headmaster, Edinburgh Ladies' College). Lecturer in History, Sheffield University. Author of "Life of Sir Robert Moray." He was also one of the "Soldier Poets." Author of book of poems called "Comrades," also "Last Poems.".

Commemorated at THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Location: Somme, France
Number of casualties: 72337

Cemetery/memorial reference: Pier and Face 14 A and 14 B.

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Memorial details

CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.