We remember John Robb

We remember John Robb

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birth Glasgow United Kingdom Source:6183518
1914
service British Army Corporal 5750 Scottish Rifles 5th Battalion Source:6183518 5th November 1914
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6183518 5th November 1914
1916
discharge Source:8684349 29th March 1916
1916
dates Age 26 Source:8684366 5th November 1916
enlistment Glasgow United Kingdom Source:6183518
service British Army Sergeant 5750 Scottish Rifles 5th Battalion Source:8684353
service British Army Sergeant 202731 Scottish Rifles 5th Battalion Source:8684366
location 17 Maryhill Rd, Glasgow United Kingdom parents address Source:8684366
location 17 Maryhill Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8684366
1916
death Killed in Action After a night attack on a German position on 5th November he was posted wounded and missing. France Source:6183518 Source:9652146 5th November 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial France Pier and Face 4D Source:8684366

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John
Initials J
Last Name Robb
Source 3756256
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
17 Maryhill Rd, Glasgow United Kingdom parents address
17 Maryhill Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire United Kingdom parents address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 5750 Scottish Rifles 5th Battalion Corporal
British Army 5750 Scottish Rifles 5th Battalion Sergeant
British Army 202731 Scottish Rifles 5th Battalion Sergeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jeanie Mcarthur Robb mother
William Robb father

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Edwin2371
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Edwin2371

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Digital Collections of the National Library of Australia Edwin2371
Ancestry Website Edwin2371
Ancestry Website Edwin2371
Glasgow High School Book of Remembrance Edwin2371

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