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Letter of the 11th June 1919

War Office letter exonerating Lt.RS Robertson, Machine Gun Corps.,
from any blame regarding his capture by the German Army.


11th June 1919

The Secretary of the War Office presents his compliments
to Lieutenant R. S. Robertson, Machine Gun Corps. and begs
to state that he is commanded by the Army Council to inform
him that his statement regarding the circumstances of his
capture by the enemy having been investigated, the Council
considers that no blame attaches to him in the matter.

The investigation was carried out by a Standing Committee
of Enquiry composed as follows :----

Major-General L.A.E Price-Davies, V.C., C.M.G., D.S.O,

Brigadier-General C.R.J. Griffith, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O.

Brevet-Lieut.-Col. E.L. Challenor, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O

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