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William Tait Robertson

Male Abt 1894 - 1959  (~ 64 years)


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  • Name William Tait Robertson  [1, 2
    Birth Abt 1893  [3
    • Aged 24 at marriage.
    Born Abt Sep 1894  Leith, Midlothian Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Service 1 Nov 1914  [1
    Private, 3rd Bn The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 
    Service No. 1 Nov 1914  [1
    16439 
    Service 12 May 1915  France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    British Expeditionary Force 
    Service 21 Mar 1916  [1
    Returned to UK 
    • Having been wounded in action.
    Service No. 1918  [1, 4
    307988 
    Service 25 Jan 1918  [1
    Private, 15 Bn Royal Tank Corps 
    Occupation 25 May 1918  [3
    Soldier; 15th Bn Tank Corps 
    Residence 25 May 1918  [3
    • "On active service"
    Service 8 Jul 1918  France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Service 26 Aug 1918  [1
    returned to UK 
    Service 18 Apr 1919  [1
    Discharged on demobilisation 
    Name William Robertson  [3, 5, 6
    Residence 19 Apr 1919  16 Prince Regent Street, Leith, Midlothian Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Address given on discharge records.
    Died 1959  Leith, Midlothian Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Aged 66.
    Notes 
    • son of Robert Robertson, fireman
    • Son of Robert Robertson, fireman.
    Person ID I55335  ONS
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2019 

    Family Nellie House,   b. Abt Feb 1899, Twyford, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953, Leith, Midlothian Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married 25 May 1918  Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Witness 25 May 1918  [5
    Dorothy House 
    Witness 25 May 1918  [3, 5
    Frank William Hill 
    Married 25 May 1918  St Mary, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F16190  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsService - British Expeditionary Force - 12 May 1915 - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 May 1918 - Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 May 1918 - St Mary, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsService - 8 Jul 1918 - France Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S148] Ancestry.com Military Records, www,ancestry.com.

    2. [S1961] ScotlandsPeople website.

    3. [S64] Parish Register - marriages.

    4. [S128] Genuki: William White's History 1845, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire - at SoG.

    5. [S66] Parish Register Transcript, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire - at SoG.

    6. [S475] BMD register (England & Wales) - marriages - multiple sources.