Patricia Hanson Robertson (née Martin)

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Patricia Hanson Robertson (née Martin)
(1921 – 2015)
Pat in 1947.[1]
Death: 2015, Western Australia
Parents: Joan Soutter Martin (née Lodge)
Norman Martin
    1881-09-24 – 1978-06-08
Siblings: Frederick Lodge Martin
Patricia Hanson Robertson (née Martin)
    1921 – 2015
Dennis Lodge Martin
    Born 1916, Perth. Died 1945, shot down in Borneo.
Constance Janet Wallman (née Martin)
Partners: Derrick Mowbay Robertson
    1920 – 1997-10-27
John Dulford Walrond
    b. 1914 South Africa; d. 1942 on active service
Children: Three, all living
Keywords: H.M. Wilson Archives
Wikidata: Q112970816
Wikitree: Martin-76669
FamilySearch: GC9R-8SP
Ancestry: 312546650834

Eldest daughter of Joan Soutter Martin (née Lodge) and Norman Martin.[2]

First married John Dulford Walrond (engaged in 1940; the engagement notice gives her middle name as 'Helen';[3] married 21 April 1942 at Christ Church, Claremont,[2]), who died 1942. They had no children.

She left Perth in about June 1947, heading to England via Africa.[1] There she married Derrick Mowbay Robertson on 17 April 1948 at St Martin's in-the-Veld in Johannesburg, South Africa.[4] Their engagement was reported in The Western Mail in Perth, December 1947:[1]

Engaged in Rhodesia

An engagement of local interest this week took place in Northern Rhodesia, the lass being Pat Walrond, well known and popular in Perth's nursing fraternity. Visiting friends and moving from place to place with plans for England drawing her northward, she came to Mufulira in Northern Rhodesia, and took a position as receptionist in the office of the copper mines.

There she met Derrick Robertson, of Johannesburg, and decided to abandon the English venture in favour of a home on the mines.

They had three children.



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 These people (1947, December 11). Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885--1954), p. 33. Retrieved April 12, 2020, from
  2. 2.0 2.1 Family Notices (1942, April 23). The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879--1954), p. 1. Retrieved April 11, 2020, from
  3. ENGAGEMENTS. (1940, July 22). The West Australian (Perth, WA: 1879–1954), p. 10. Retrieved April 11, 2020, from
  4. Marriage certificate of Pat and Derrick Robertson