Stoker 1st Class John Robertson

Royal Navy, HMS Genista

Died: Monday 23 October 1916 (aged 46)

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Record:
ROBERTSON, JOHN
Additional information:
Son of James and Margaret Robertson, of Newhaven, Leith. Served in the Benin Expedition.
Cemetery:
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
19.
Country:
United Kingdom

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German Jewish civilian lived in Germany, 1923-1933; emigrated to France, 1933-1940; emigrated to GB, 1938; interned on Isle of Man, 1940; served as private in Pioneer Corps in GB, 1941-1943; served with Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry in GB and North West Europe, 1943-1945; served as interpreter …
REEL 1 Recollections of background in Munich and Berlin, 1923-1933: Jewish family background and social circumstances; mother's work for Communist Party and involvement with Bulgarian accused of plotting assassination of Hitler; question of anti-Semitism; emigration with mother via Netherlands to …

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Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Selside - WW1 Plaque (WMR 4236)
Location:
Selside, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Parish Of Overchurch (WMR 2321)
Location:
Upton, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Bury Grammar School (WMR 13215)
Location:
Bury, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Trinity Church Roll Of Honour (WMR 3758)
Location:
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Orton-Methodists (WMR 530)
Location:
Orton, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Dornock Parish WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 71535)
Location:
Dornock, Dumfries And Galloway
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
St Matthews Memorial Chapel - WW1 (WMR 15226)
Location:
Bootle, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
St Nicholas - Roll Of Honour (WMR 3754)
Location:
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Orton - WW1 Plinth (WMR 532)
Location:
Orton, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Avonbridge (WMR 72950)
Location:
Avonbridge, Central
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Durisdeer Parish Church, Durisdeer School - WW1 (WMR 69405)
Location:
Durisdeer, Dumfries And Galloway
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Kilmadock Parish (WMR 5794)
Location:
Doune, Central
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Keam Public School, Duffus (WMR 79479)
Location:
Duffus, Grampian
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Manor Village (WMR 44127)
Location:
Manor, 3 miles west of Peebles, Borders
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Cabrach Parish Church (WMR 78807)
Location:
Cabrach, Grampian
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Sandyford Henderson Memorial Church - WW1 (WMR 69827)
Location:
Glasgow, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Pitlochry United Free Church (WW1)/East Kirk (WW2) (WMR 5682)
Location:
Moulin, Pitlochry, Tayside
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Perth Postal Staff (WMR 72526)
Location:
Perth, Tayside
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Linton Church - WW1 Tablet (WMR 57821)
Location:
Linton, Borders
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Hoselaw Chapel-Roll of Honour (WMR 78854)
Location:
about 4 miles from Kirk Yetholm or 6 miles east of Kelso, Borders
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Kilmarnock (WMR 5962)
Location:
Kilmarnock, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Strathtay United Free Church Roll of Honour (LOST) (WMR 76455)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Morvern Parish - WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 69555)
Location:
Lochaline, Highland
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
St Sebastion Memorial Hall (WMR 55245)
Location:
Wokingham, Berkshire
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Blaydon And District (WMR 2061)
Location:
Blaydon-on-Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Stevenage (WMR 3752)
Location:
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Ferinish (otherwise known as Ferenish or Fernish) Church - WW1 (Killundine, Glenmorvern and Drimmin) (WMR 69560)
Location:
about 9 miles west of Lochaline, 1 mile south of Bunavullin/Drimmin, Highland
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Braes of Rannoch WW1 (WMR 70433)
Location:
Bridge of Gaur, near Pitlochry, Tayside
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Blair Atholl-Stone of Remembrance (WMR 5683)
Location:
Blair Atholl, Tayside
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Cruden Bay (WMR 8570)
Location:
Cruden Bay, Grampian
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Blair Atholl United Free Church (WMR 79935)
Location:
Blair Atholl, Tayside
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Whitburn (WMR 53719)
Location:
Whitburn, Lothian
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Whitburn (WMR 53719)
Location:
Whitburn, Lothian
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Alva (WMR 6029)
Location:
Alva, Central
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Alva (WMR 6029)
Location:
Alva, Central
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Inverurie and District (WMR 8589)
Location:
Inverurie, Grampian
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Fordoun- Obelisk (WMR 8676)
Location:
Auchenblae, Grampian
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Boyndie Parishioners (WMR 8675)
Location:
Whitehills, Grampian
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Lhanbryde and Blackhills (WMR 8717)
Location:
Lhanbryde, Grampian
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Queens Own Rifles of Canada (WMR 48034)
Location:
Chelsea, Greater London
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
1st and 5th Battalions Loyal North Lancashire Regiment (WMR 43684)
Location:
Bolton, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Queens Own Rifles of Canada (WMR 48034)
Location:
Chelsea, Greater London
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Breadalbane Academy (WMR 80050)
Location:
Aberfeldy, Tayside
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Fenwick- Cross (WMR 81618)
Location:
Fenwick, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Bannockburn (WMR 5795)
Location:
Bannockburn, Central
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Callander (WMR 13455)
Location:
Callander, Central
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Beauly and Kilmorack (otherwise known as Balblair ) (WMR 54135)
Location:
Beauly, Highland
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
J Robertson (WMR 77755)
Location:
Mochrum, Dumfries And Galloway
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Balquhidder - WW1 Cross (WMR 57575)
Location:
Balquhidder, Central
Name recorded:
Robertson, John
Memorial:
Alva Parish Church (WMR 54132)
Location:
Alva, Central

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Name:
Major J Robertson
Context:
other
Date:
24 Oct 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 8 Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment (page 61)
Name:
Corporal Robertson
Context:
award
Date:
21 Oct 1916
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) (page 135)
Name:
Lieutenant M R Robertson
Context:
Wounded
Date:
23 Oct 1916
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Essex Regiment (page 240)