Lt. Robert Baird Robb, MGC

1891 Jan 15. Born Dunbarton, Scotland

1891 census at 92 Bridge St, Bonhill

1901 census at 94 Bridge St, Bonhill

1910 Apr 15. He enlists in 9th (Territorial) Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. His service record exists. He was born Bonhill, Dunbarton. And was a clerk with Denny & Co, Dunbarton. His mother is Margaret Baird of 92 Bridge St, Alexandria.

1914 Nov 28 Promoted sergeant

1915 Feb 2, Landed in France

1916 Feb 5. Returns to UK

1916 Apr 22. Discharged at termination of engagement

1916 Oct 25. The undermentioned cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. (on prob.) : —Robert Baird Robb

1918 Apr 25. Machine Gun Corps. Temp. 2nd Lt. R. B. Robb to be temp. Lt.

1920 Aug 28 Joined ADRIC with service no 411. Posted to H Coy "no papers"

1920 Sep 24. Promoted Section Leader

1920 Oct 30 Promoted Platoon Commander DI3

1920 Nov 8. He is a DI3 at Beggars Bush Depot

1920 Dec 25. Shooting of Reidy & Lean. Gave evidence at the inquest of Reidy and Lean at Tralee

1921 Mar 12. He is in the train that is ambushed an T/Cadet Falkiner dies. More evidence of the ambush is given at the inquest . He appears to have been in command of the 6 Auxiliaries on the train.

1921 May 28. Posted to I Coy.

1921 May 28. Intelligence Officer in I Coy

1921 Jun 18 He appears to have been suspended. Until 11 Jul 1921

1921 Jul 16 to Jul 29 on Leave

1922 Jan 17. Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC

1927 Married Christina Curri McEwen at Bonhill.Dunbarton

1939 Aug 12. The undermentioned Lts. to be Lts. Robert Baird Robb (late M.G.C.).

1946 Aug 14. A. & S.H. Lt. R. B. Robb (93715) having exceeded the age limit relinquishes his commn., and is granted the hon. rank of Capt.

1982 Dies Dunbartonshire age 91.