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Robertson, William Maxwell (1892-1915)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.

 

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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

Details: William Maxwell Robertson (1892-1915), born 29 February 1892 at Keston, Kent. Son of John Craigie Robertson and Harriet Susan Robertson of Priors, Keston, Kent.

 

Attended Mr Mason's preparatory school, Rottingdean.

 

Attended Sherborne School (Abbeylands) January 1906-July 1911; 6th form; Fletcher French prize 1911; 1st XI 1911; Colour Serjeant in the OTC.

 

Attended University College, Oxford.

 

WW1, Lieutenant in the Lincolnshire Regiment, 2nd Bn. Went to France in August 1914 as 2nd Lieutenant; wounded 26 August 1914; made Lieutenant in December 1914; wounded again on 24 January 1915, when with 2nd Bn. Killed at Bois Grenier, near Armentieres on 28 June 1915.

 

Commemorated at:

Pont-du-Hem Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, IV. C. 17 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/597200/ROBERTSON,%20W...

 

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance; Abbeylands roll of honour.

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