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Stanley Currie Robertson

In memory of:

Lieutenant Stanley Currie Robertson

May 4, 1917

Military Service


Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

10th Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Cross, London Gazette, No. 29837 dated 24 November 1916. "For conspicuous gallantry in action. He led his bombing platoon with great skill and determination, reconnoitring and placing his man in positions of advantage. Later, he rescued a wounded officer and rendered valuable services in defending the left flank of the Brigade. He has on many previous occasions done very fine work." Mentioned in Despatches, London Gazette No. 30448, dated 7 November 1917. 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information


Born:

October 2, 1890
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Enlistment:

December 18, 1914
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Son of John C. and Mary E. Johnstone Robertson, of Calgary, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 317 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. C. 3.

Location:

Wimereux is a small town situated about 5 kilometres north of Boulogne. From Boulogne take the A16 to Calais and come off at Junction 4. Take the road to Wimereux north, D242, for approximately 2 kilometres, following the road through the roundabout. Take the first turn on the left immediately after the roundabout and the WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY lies approximately 200 metres down this road on the left hand side. The Commonwealth War Graves are situated to the rear of the communal cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives. http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc
  • Mentioned in Despatches Certificate– Certificate for being Mentioned in Despatches for Lieutenant Stanley Currie Robertson, Military Cross.
  • Newspaper clipping– CALGARY DAILY HERALD 7 May 1917
  • Newspaper clipping– CALGARY DAILY HERALD 7 May 1917
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Grave marker

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