George Waugh Robertson, R Scots


1898 Feb 1. Born Cardiff. Baptised the son of George and Lizzie Waugh Robertson

1901 census at Penarth, Glamorgan

1911 Census at Royal Merchant Seamen's Orphanage, Hermon Hill, Wanstead N E, Hermon Hill, Wanstead

His mother and sisters are living at Morningside, Edinburgh. Margaret Johnston Robertson (daughter of Elizabeth Waugh and George Robertson) died on Feb 14, 1913, in Edinburgh at the age of 18. She had epilepsy. Her address was given as 84 Marchmont Crescent, Edinburgh. This was the home of her parents, but her father was listed as "deceased" on her death certificate. Elizabeth Waugh Robertson, Widow of George Robertson, Marine Engineer, died on Dec 3, 1945, at 12 Melville Terrace, Edinburgh, at the age of 83.

Attended George Watsons College. 9th Roy. Scots. Salonika 20/1/17 — 15/6/17. France 25/6/17 — 13/8/17. They have him down as a former pupil, but the information on a WW1 record is odd with him in several regiments at the same time.

1918 Jan 30 Commissioned 2nd Lt in Royal Scots

1921 Jun 14. Joined ADRIC with service no 2047. Posted to A Coy

Fined £3 by Coy Commander

1921 Oct 3. "Services dispensed with""resigned - discipline"

1927 Oct 27. Leaves UK for Cape Town. A Schoolmaster of 7 Palace Gate, N London. Intending to live in South Africa

1939 Register Correct dob. An engineers Fitter living at 82 High Street , Andover M.B., Hampshire,

1969 Died Bournemouth.