Lt Col James Forbes-Robertson VC, DSO & Bar, MC

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  1. liverpool annie

    liverpool annie New Member

    Lt Col James FORBES-ROBERTSON, VC, DSO & Bar, MC

    Forbes-Robertson was born 7 July 1884. He was educated at Cheltenham College. When he was 33 years old, and an Acting Lieutenant Colonel in the 1st Battalion, The Border Regiment, during the First World War, he was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 11/12 April 1918 near Vieux Berquin, France:
    He later achieved the rank of Colonel, and died 5 August 1955, aged 71.
  2. liverpool annie

    liverpool annie New Member

    In Memory of

    1st Bn. attd. 2nd Bn., Seaforth Highlanders
    who died age 32
    on 07 November 1914
    Son of Farquahar and Laura A. Forbes-Robertson, of 2, Keynsham Bank, Cheltenham.

    Remembered with honour

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