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During his University career, Hunt was an
enthusiastic member of " U " Company, and
represented the Bat-
talion at Bisley in
191 1. On the out-
break of war he re-
joined his old company
and remained with
them until Christmas
19 14 when he received
a commission in the
10th Essex Regiment.
He served for a time
in home camps and
then in France and
Belgium from 191 5 to
191 7. The excellence of his work is shown by
his rapid rise to the rank of Captain and by the
award of the Military Cross, " for conspicuous
gallantry in action ".
Hunt was wounded in action at Ypres on
31 July, and died in hospital at Le Touquet on
15 August 1917.
ROBERTSON, JAMES : Signaller, Royal
Field Artillery ; son of John Robertson, car-
penter, Aberlour ; born
atBallindalloch, Strath-
spey, 26 February,
1897 ; educated at
M on y musk Public
School and Aberlour
Higher Grade School.
He had an excellent
school record, and
entered the University
as 10th Bursar in 19 14,
gaining a Greenskares
Bursary. He gave
promise of a dis-
tinguished career, gaining prizes in Greek, Latin
and English in his one year at the Univer-
Robertson enlisted at Aberdeen in October
191 5 in the 3/ist Highland Field Artillery,
passing later as 1st Class Signaller. He was
killed in action in Belgium, following up an
infantry attack, on 16 August 1917. "He did
his duty," wrote his CO., " without grumbling,
no matter how hard or trying the task."
Lieutenant, 4th Battalion Gordon High-
landers ; son of Rev.
Alexander A. Milne,
formerly Baptist
minister, Lerwick;
born Lerwick, 27 July
1887 ; educated West
Coats Public School,
and H.G. School,
Whitehill, Glasgow ;
graduated M.A. (Glas.);
student in Divinity,
Aberdeen, 191 1 -15 ;
appointed Student As-
sistant, John Knox
Parish Church, Aberdeen.
Milne enlisted as a Private in the 4th Gor-
don Highlanders, March 191 5 ; he obtained
his commission in December of the same year,
when he went to France, and was subsequently
attached to the 9th Gordon Highlanders. He
was wounded severely in May 19 16, and again
shortly before his death, when his fine spirit
would not let him give in. Gallantly leading
his men in the thick of the fighting he was
killed in action near Ypres, 22 August 191 7.
Milne was most popular in the Army, officers,
chaplains and men alike testified to the love
and devotion he inspired in those who came
in touch with him. His CO. wrote of him
as "a very gallant capable leader of men and
an ever cheerful comrade ".
Lieutenant, 9th Battalion Gordon High-
landers ; M.C. ; son
of James Robertson,
machineman; born
Aberdeen, 1 1 June,
1886 ; student in
Arts, 1 908- 1 1 ; studied
at Aberdeen U.F.
College, 1911-14;
licenced as a pro-
bationer by the U.F.
Presbytery of Aber-
deen, 7 June 191 5.
Robertson enlisted
in November 19 14 as

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