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: 
Pte Robert Urquhart 9 Commando

Pte. Urquhart, 5 troop, was killed during operations at Lake Comacchio, Italy.

He had previously been wounded during 9 Commandos operations at Anzio (Operation X as above) .  After initial hospital treatment in Italy he was sent back 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 entry for Pte. Robert Rose Urquhart.)

Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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