James Milton Robb

Scope and Content

Photocopies of correspondence and personal documents relating to the death of James Milton Robb and the search for his journal, c 1944-1947; Journal of 1st Lieutenant James Milton Robb entitled 'Carry On!' kept during imprisonment at Japanese prisoner-of-war camp in the Philippines, 1941-1944.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Milton Robb (d 1944) was the son of Walter Robb. He was a lawyer who worked for the DeWitt Perkins and Ponce law firm in the Philippines. He was married to Monica Cowles Robb and had a daughter, Dollie. During the Second World War he was a USA prisoner-of-war held by the Japanese in the Philippines from December 1941 until his death in December 1944.

Access Information

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.

Other Finding Aids

Descriptive list available at Dundee University Archives. Subject source lists and databases are also available.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Mareike Platt, August 2006.


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