Jan 19,1944 a Wednesday….. Churchill and DeGaulle meet in Marrakesh…but in Aberdeen Scotland?

Meanwhile in Scotland, suffering from the lack of supplies rationing was   in effect. This 5th year of WAR. D day would not happen for a further 6 months. But in Aberdeen at 19 Stevenson St a significant event far from Marrakesh. I Albert McRobb entered this world with the assistance of my Granma Peggy Rae, and Auntie Kathy. My Mother Christina McRobb gave birth to this chubby 8 pounder in a one room flat. No stove no central heating. Water was boiled by my auntie Kathy on the fireplace. The privy was outside. This was my family home until we immigrated to Canada 6 years later. I thank my Mom and Dad for conceiving me and for immigrating with wee brother Georgie and I to Canada.

Mom and wee Albert (Me)
  Best Man Jim Stopper Albert McRobb, Christina McRobb Maid of Honour Auntie Kathy Irvine

 

Off to Canada and a Life unknown.

So on this my 73rd Birthday Thank You Mom and Dad for having me and leading me into this exciting world.

Two children of Alix and I  Michael Stuart, and Stephanie Virginia, plus 7 grandchildren. That is the current Total on Jan 19. 2016.

To see the story unfold my book “Canada has been Good to this Immigrant” is available on Amazon Kindle or by post a hard autographed copy simply contact me. at baconburner@gmail.com

27 years to go in this world until I reach the Centennary  year of my Birth. I pray that I am still about then.

That’s it for today Folks. The Birthday Boy thanks all who sent cards, gifts etc etc .

 

Author: Robby

Entered this world 69 years ago today. I am now entering my 7th Decade.
Starting with a trip back to the middle East with a boyhood friend from Peterhead Scotland. Bobby Bruce
I have 2 hard working Children and 7 grand children. I am proud of all of them, and their life partners.

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