Lieutenant Colonel William Robertson (1865–1949), VC, OBE

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A portrait of Lieutenant-Colonel William Robertson, VC, OBE, wearing service dress with green gorget patches for recruiting service staff. Robertson was awarded the Victoria Cross for his gallantry and leadership at the Battle of Elandslaagts during the South African war.

National War Museum, Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh

Title

Lieutenant Colonel William Robertson (1865–1949), VC, OBE

Date

1920

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 102 x W 76 cm

Accession number

M.1971.36

Acquisition method

gift

Work type

Painting

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