Dalrymple, Robert

Name on Memorial: DALRYMPLE, ROBERT

Name: Robert Dalrymple

Age: 20

Service No: 202943

Rank: Private

Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders 6th Bn

Died: 23/11/1917

Theatre of Death: France & Flanders

Cause of Death: Killed in Action


Grave/Panel Ref: Panel 10

Additional Info:

Private Robert Dalrymple, 6th Battalion Gordon Highlanders, born at Carriden in 1897, was the eldest son of Henry Dalrymple, a Ploughman, and Agnes Dalrymple, of Mannerston Farm, Linlithgow, West Lothian. His siblings were Mary, Jane, Amelia, Frances, James, Alexander and Minnie. He enlisted at Linlithgow.

Killed in action during the Battle of Cambrai, when the 6th Gordons were ordered to recapture the village of Fontaine Notre Dame from the Germans.

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