ROBERTSON, Harry Scrimgeour

Rank: 
Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
PLY/X 101507
Born: 
Thursday, November 3, 1910
Birthplace: 
Scone, Perth
Died : 
Sunday, June 11, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
33
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Operations: 
Sgt Harry Robertson 46RM Commando
Sergeant Harry Robertson,  'S' troop, died during operations at Rots and Le Hamel, France.
 
Extract from the Dundee Courier - Friday 23 June 1944
Marine Commando Killed:- Mr D. Robertson, 78 Kingsway, Dundee, has been notified that his youngest son, Sergeant Harry Scrimgeour Robertson (33), Royal Marine Commandos, has been killed on war service. Formerly employed in the publishing office of John & Co., Ltd.. Bank Street, he was called up almost four years ago. A keen sportsman, he was wicket keeper for Y.M.C.A. Cricket Club and also played football in their team. His brother John is in the Royal Engineers.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/136.
The Story of 46 Commando, Royal Marines, by Captain P.K.W. Johnson, RM
Dundee Courier
British Newspaper Archive (website britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk); The British Library Board.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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