Clement Robertson

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VC886   Clement Robertson

Name   Clement Robertson  No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   886   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment, 3rd Battalion attached to A Battalion, No. 3 Company, No. 12 Section, Tank Corps

Later   The Queens Regiment

Now   Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment

Rank VC Won   Acting Captain

Rank End Of Career   Acting Captain

Place Of Birth   Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa

Place Of Death   Near Reutel, Belgium

Buried/Location Ashes   Oxford Road Cemetery, Wieltje, 2 miles north-east of Ypres, Belgium

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   Plot 3, Row F, Grave 7

Gazetted   18 December 1917

VC Presented   27 March 1918 in Dublin, Ireland to his mother

Memorials

P  Headstone, Oxford Road Cemetery, Wieltje, 2 miles north-east of Ypres, Belgium

P  Marble Memorial, Christchurch, Delgany, Co Wicklow, Ireland

P  Named on Roll of Honour, Christchurch, Delgany, Co Wicklow, Ireland

P  Robertson Road, Bovington, Dorset

Named on War Memorial, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, The Castle, Cape Town, South Africa


By The Way…

Born in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa, he came to England at a very early age


VC Held By

Not known

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The First World War


BORN   15 December 1890

DIED   4 October 1917  AGE   26

VC Won   4 October 1917   AGE   26

Place VC Won   Near Reutel, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1917

Thank You to Sally King, for photo of Memorial in Delgany Church, Co Wicklow