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: 
Yes

Register on the Forum to make Research Enquiries. By this method your enquiry will come to the notice of our Research Group and the many knowledgeable members of our Forum.
 
All content researched and administered by the Commando Veterans Archive www.commandoveterans.org