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DUNSTABLE DOWNS, ROBERTSON CORNER- Roll of Honour

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2002 Lynda Smith

This Memorial stands at a road junction between Dunstable and Whipsnade, on the Dunstable Downs. From its high position it overlooks much of Bedfordshire.


Photograph Copyright © Lynda Smith 2002

ROBERTSON CORNER
WAS BEQUEATHED TO THE
NATIONAL TRUST
BY W.A. ROBERTSON IN
MEMORY OF HIS BROTHERS
NORMAN CAIRNS
ROBERTSON CAPTN
2ND BATT. HAMPSHIRE REGT.
WHO DIED 20TH JUNE 1917 AT
HANOVER, GERMANY, AND OF
LAURANCE GRANT
ROBERTSON 2ND LIEUT
2ND BATTALION KING’S OWN
SCOTTISH BORDERERS WHO
WAS KILLED IN ACTION IN
FRANCE DURING THE BATTLE
OF THE SOMME IN OR NEAR
DELVILLE WOOD
30TH JULY 1916

ROBERTSON

Norman Cairns

Captain 2nd Bn., Hampshire Regiment. Died Wednesday 20 June 1917. Age 40 . Son of William and Mary Robertson, of 24, Cranley Gardens, London. S.W. Buried: HAMBURG CEMETERY, Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany. Ref. V. A. 13.

ROBERTSON

Lawrence Grant

Second Lieutenant. 9th Bn. attd. 2nd Bn., King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died Sunday 30 July 1916. Age 36 . Son of William and Mary Elizabeth Robertson, of 24, Cranley Gardens, South Kensington, London. Educated at Westminster. Chartered accountant. On staff of Ministry of Health. Originally Lt. R A 0.C. Transferred at his own request. Commemorated: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 4 A and 4 D

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