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Robertson, Sir William Robert, first baronet (1860–1933), army officer

David R. Woodward

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/35786

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Robertson, Sir William Robert, first baronet (1860–1933), army officer, was the son of Thomas Charles Robertson, village postmaster and tailor, and his wife, Ann Dexter Beet (d. 1893). Born on 29 January 1860 at Welbourn, Lincolnshire, in very humble circumstances (both of his parents were illegitimate), ...

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