Dennis Holme Robertson – A Trinity War Poet

“I don’t suppose you like WAR any better than you expected.” -Gerda Robertson to D.H. Robertson, 21 Sept 1917 (Robertson A1/11/21) Dennis Holme Robertson was admitted to Trinity College in 1908. Originally studying Classics, he switched to Economics in 1910. He received scholarships for both subjects and was in the first class of the Classics …

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The 5th Officer Cadet Battalion at Trinity and St. John’s

From 1803 to 1916, young military officers had been trained in conjunction with University education through the Officers Training Corps (OTC), forming the National Reserve of officers. However, due to the unforeseen number of casualties in the first two years of the War, conscription was introduced in 1916 and in the same year the Officer …

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