Lt Hugh Robertson DCM, CdeG

1895 Jul 10. Born Berwick, Northumberland

1901 census at 16, Hide Hill, Berwick Upon Tweed (same on MIC)

1911 census at 20 Hide Hill Berwick

1915 Jun 29. Lands in France

1916 Nov 25 DCM Gazetted. 2174 9 Sjt. H. Robertson, Mach. Gun Corps. For conspicuous gallantry in action. He fought his machine gun under heavy fire with great courage and initiative. He has on many previous occasions done fine work, and has at all times set a splendid example to his men

1918 Jan 29 Commissioned 2nd Lt in MGC

1919 Jun 1919. Croix de Guerre Gazetted

1920 Dec 29. Joined ADRIC with service no 1353. Posted to A Coy

1921 Mar 4. Posted to HQ sic

1922 Jan 14 Posted to Depot and discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

He appears to re-enlist as a Sergeant in Northumberland Fus.

1924. In business with his mother.

1927 Nov 11. Hugh Robertson of 37 Burgh Rd, Berwick, aged 28 leaves for New Zealand

1939 Register. Living at 20 Hide Hill , Berwick-upon-Tweed M.B., Northumberland, with wife Elizabeth. He is a Picture Frame Shop Assistant

1944 Died at Rotherham