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TOPIC: T.W. Turkington, 2nd Black Watch - invalided home, died in Scotland 5.8.1900

T.W. Turkington, 2nd Black Watch - invalided home, died in Scotland 5.8.1900 1 month 3 days ago #65906

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BereniceUK wrote:

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BereniceUK wrote: Thomas is named on the Black Watch regimental memorial in Edinburgh, which seems to be unusual with ABW memorials go. The vast majority tend to just remember those who actually died while in service in South Africa.


Good Morning Berenice...…

Can you tell me if the following man is on the BW memorial...…

7643 Lance-Corporal Robson, James

Thanks..... Mike


Mike, the only Robson on the memorial is Lance Corporal John Robson, died from disease. Could the memorial have an incorrect first name?


Berenice..... I think that the name on the memorial is incorrect and is James..... I have his Small Book and a Letter from his fellow soldiers where they have raised some money to have a bed in his name for a military hospital..... Mike
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T.W. Turkington, 2nd Black Watch - invalided home, died in Scotland 5.8.1900 1 month 2 days ago #65909

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Hello Mike, Lance-Corporal J. Robson's name appears on this memorial in the Colesberg Military Cemetery



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T.W. Turkington, 2nd Black Watch - invalided home, died in Scotland 5.8.1900 1 month 1 day ago #65934

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Lance Corporal Robson is also shown as John Robson upon the regiments memorial in St Ninian's Cathedral, Perth, a service of dedication took place on Tuesday the 5th of May 1903.

QSAMIKE wrote:
Good Morning Berenice...…

Can you tell me if the following man is on the BW memorial...…

7643 Lance-Corporal Robson, James

Thanks..... Mike

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