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VC913   James Peter Robertson

Name   James Peter Robertson   No.   552665   POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   913   Awards   VC    

Regiment   27th (City of Winnipeg) Battalion, Manitoba Regiment, CEF



Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Albion Mines, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canda

Place Of Death   Passchendaele Village, Belgium

Buried/Location Ashes   Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele, 5 miles north-east of Ypres, Belgium  


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)   Plot/Grave no.   Plot 58, Row D, Grave 26

Gazetted   11 January 1918

VC Presented   25 April 1918 by the Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta, Robert G Brett at Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada to his mother, Janet


P  Headstone, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele, 5 miles north-east of Ypres, Belgium

Named on War Memorial, Stellarton, Nr Picton, Nova Scotia

Named on WW1 Memorial Plaque, Stellarton, Nr Picton, Nova Scotia

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, British High Commission, Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Robertson Swimming Pool, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada

P  Victoria Cross Commemoration Paving Stone, National Memorial, Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

Robertson Memorial Park, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada

Street, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada

Robertson branch of Royal Canadian Legion, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada

By The Way…

Before the war, he worked on the Canadian Railways in Medicine Hat, Alberta

VC Held By

Held by family



VC 912 VC 914
VC 912
VC 914

The First World War

BORN   26 October 1883

DIED   6 November 1917    AGE   34

VC Won   6 November 1917   AGE   34

Place VC Won   Passchendaele, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1917