Robert Hugh Willan
|Born||6 September 1882|
|Died||4 May 1960(aged 77)|
|Years of service||1902–38|
|Commands held||10th Infantry Brigade (1934–38)|
1st Divisional Signals (1925–29)
|Battles/wars||First World War|
Second World War
|Awards||Distinguished Service Order|
Mentioned in Despatches
|Relations||Frank Willan (father)|
Frank Willan (son)
He married Violet Crabbe, daughter of Brigadier General Eyre Crabbe. They had two sons: Martin Stuart Willan was killed in action during the fall of France in 1940; the other was (Frank) Andrew Willan, RAF officer and Tory local politician.
- 'WILLAN, Colonel (Hon. Brig.) Robert Hugh', Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2007; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012 ; online edn, Nov 2012 accessed 15 March 2014
- "No. 27431". The London Gazette. 6 May 1902. p. 3015.
- "Casualty Details | CWGC".
- Deaths. The Times (London), Monday, May 09, 1960; pg. 14; Issue 54766. (472 words)