Thursday, 5 November 2009

Lance Cpl. Walter Robson

Lance Cpl Walter Robson, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, son of William Robson and his wife Diane, nee Mackay, of Torroble, Lairg and Culmaily, Golspie. Walter's father was a shepherd.  The family lived at Polly, Clyne and later at Mudale, Farr, then Golspie before moving to Lairg.

Walter died on 27th March 1918.  He is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Bay 9, France.  He is also commemorated on the Lairg and Rogart War Memorials and on his parents' gravestone in St. Callan's Churchyard, Rogart.

Photograph taken by Shirley Sutherland, Golspie

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