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Lindsay, Robin Andrew

Lieutenant, Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada

Robert Andrew LindsayBorn April 25, 1922
Died March 8, 1945

Born in Montreal, Quebec.

Received his B.A. (French and English option) in 1942 (The Quad, 1942, p.13).

Robin played in goal for the Junior Hockey team in 1940; returned to the team in 1941 (The Quad, 1940, p.61; 1941, p.53).

Second Year representative on the Year Book Committee (The Quad, 1941, p.10).

Member of the Glee Club (The Quad, 1940, p.48). Director and “Keeper of the Music” for the Glee Club (The Quad, 1941, p.40; 1942, p.44); the Club’s official leadership was later delegated to classmate Bill Blackstock in 1942 (The Quad, 1942, p.44).

Member of the Advertising Committee (The Quad, 1941, p.41).

Member of the Football team in 1940 (The Quad, 1940, p.59); became a trainer for the team in 1941 (The Quad, 1941, p.52).

Voted highly in the “Done Most for Bishop’s”, “Most Versatile”, “Best Looking” categories of the Class of 1942 Poll; also received votes for “Most Respected”, “Most Popular”, “Most Original”, “Best Dressed”, “Typical Bishop’s Student”, “Most Entertaining”, “Biggest Week-ender”, and “Biggest Bluffer” categories. (The Quad, 1942, p.33-35).

Vice-President of the Students’ Executive Council for 1941-1942 (The Quad, 1942, p.39).

Stage Manager for the Dramatic Society in 1942, Robin “will go down in history as having set a new record for the construction of the sets for the one-act plays.” (The Quad, 1942, p.42).

2nd Lieutenant of the No. 1 Platoon with the C.O.T.C. and member of the C.O.T.C. Bugle Band in 1942 (The Quad, 1942, p.47, p.48). Robin was voted “Best C.O.T.C. Officer” by his classmates. (The Quad, p.33-35).

Played for the Third-Year Basketball Team, winners of the 1942 Inter-Year Competition (The Quad, 1942, p.57).

Burial Information:

Groesbeek Memorial, Gelderland, Netherlands

Panel 10.


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