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Lieut. Robert T. Anderson MC 9th HLI

 
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 16, 2010 7:54 pm    Post subject: Lieut. Robert T. Anderson MC 9th HLI Reply with quote

The memorial is situated in Newton Mearns Parish Church.




The Anderson memorial window is inscribed as follows:

“Jesus saith unto him. Go thy way; thy Son Liveth.”

The plaque is inscribed as follows


TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF
LIEUTENANT ROBERT TOPPING ANDERSON MC 9TH HLI
KILLED IN FRANCE 24TH OCTOBER 1918
ALSO HIS FATHER
ALEXANDER ROBERTSON ANDERSON
DIED 20TH JUNE 1927
THE WINDOW WAS GIFTED TO THE CONGREGATION BY
MRS MARGARET ANDERSON

CWGC Details

Name: ANDERSON, ROBERTSON TOPPING
Initials: R T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 9th (Glasgow Hdrs.) Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 24/10/1918
Awards: M C
Additional information: Son of A. R. and Margaret Connell Anderson, of 9, Queen's Terrace, Prestwick, Ayrshire. Native of Shawlands, Glasgow.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 1.
Cemetery: MONTAY-NEUVILLY ROAD CEMETERY, MONTAY, FRANCE.


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