Oliver is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.


Born: 1890, 102, Christchurch Street, Ipswich.

Died: 28th March 1918; age 28; KiA.

Residence: St. Leonard’s, East Sussex.

Enlistment Location: Hastings, East Sussex.

First Date of Entry Therein: 24th May 1917 – 23rd August 1917 – France.

Second Date of Entry Therein: 2nd February 1918 – 28th March 1918 – France.


Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 555525.

Regiment: London Regiment, 16th (County of London) Battalion, Queen’s Westminister Rifles.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Bay 10.

Arras Memorial,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Henry Robertson, of 38, Bromley Avenue, Bromley, Kent.




1891   102, Christchurch Street, Ipswich.


Oliver was a year old and living with his parents & siblings.

Henry Robertson, 41, an Artist in Water Colour – own account, born Liverpool, Lancashire.

Hamilton Campbell Robertson (nee Barclay), born Auldearn, Nairnshire, Scotland.

Ludovic Vander Meulen Robertson, 9, born Ipswich.

Pauline Robertson, 6, born 102, Christchurch Street, Ipswich.

1 cook.

1 nurse.


1901   71, Thorpe Road, Norwich, Norfolk.


Oliver was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Henry, 52, an Artist in Water Colour – own account.

Hamilton, 51.

Ludovic, 19, an Undergraduate  – Queens’ College, Cambridge.

Pauline, 16.

1 general domestic servant.


1911   ‘Redcot’ Linton Road, Hastings, East Sussex.


Oliver was 21 years old, an Undergraduate – Cambridge University. He was living with his parents & sister.

Henry, 62, an Artist – Painter in Water Colours.

Hamilton, 61.

Pauline, 26.

1 general domestic servant.


Soldiers’ Effects to Caroline Lucy.





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