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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2007 10:02 am    Post subject: STUART ROBERTSON Reply with quote

This memorial is located in All Saints Episcopal Church, Kinloch Rannoch
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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2007 10:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I tried to provide a link to the Roll of Honour website (Boer War detail) but couldn't. I have copied the information and acknowledge that it is from their site. Thanks.
Note the discrepancy in name/rank which has been referred to in the remarks.

Surname:
ROBERTSON

Forenames:
James Stewart

Initials:
JS

Rank:
Major

Battalion:
3rd

Regiment Force:
Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

Date of Event:
1 June 1900

Place of Event:
Kroonstad

Event:
Died of enteric while attached to the 14th Hussars

Age:
44

Buried or Commemorated:
Buried at Kroonstadt.

Date of Birth:
January 1865

Family Details:
Son of James Robertson, of Perthshire.

Biographical Details:
Robertson. Capt. Stuart Robertson, 3rd Batt. the Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), attached to the 14th Hussars, died of enteric at Kroonstadt, June 1st, 1900. He was born in Jan., 1865, and joined the 14th Hussars as lieut., Aug. 1885, being promoted Capt., Dec., 1889. He retired in 1898, and joined the 3rd Batt. the Black Watch as a capt. in July of the same year. On war being declared, Capt. Robertson volunteered for active service; and was seconded in March, 1900, to join his old corps, the 14th Hussars, in South Africa, and served with that regiment until his death. He is buried at Kroonstadt.

Remarks:
Note that there is a difference in rank and in Last Post he is listed as Stuart.

Source:
Extract from The Last Post - Roll of Officers who fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner, published by Naval and Military Press.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:19 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) report Reply with quote

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