URQUHART, Robert Rose

Known as: 
Bertie to family, Bobby to commandos
Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
2991922
Died : 
Monday, April 2, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
23
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 
Pte Robert Urquhart 9 Commando
Private Robert Urquhart, 5 troop, died during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.
 
He had previously been wounded during No.9 Commando operations at Anzio (Operation X as below) .  After initial treatment in Italy he was evacuated to the UK to convalesce.
He returned to 5 troop in Italy on the 20th March 1945, one year to the day after his wounding. He was killed in action 13 days later at Lake Comacchio.
 
Sources
CWGC
His brother Donald Urquhart.
CVA gallery album for Pte. Urquhart with photos and letters [view].
 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
Yes

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