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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Sun Apr 07, 2019 3:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CORPL. ROBERT S. WILSON,
K.O.S.B., APRIL 9, 1917
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Robert John Spence Wilson age 26 Private (29855) 7th/8th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Robert had been a gardener at Sunlaws House, Roxburgh for 9 years when he enlisted in the KOSB Reserve in December 1914.
Born 1890 at Fairnington Farm, Roxburgh, indexed as Robert Spencer Wilson.
[Note: SNWM and D&G Standard 9/12/1914 p.9 have him as born at Ecclfechan, Hoddom, Dumfriesshire but I cannot trace]
Son of Robert and Elizabeth (Cunningham) Wilson of Springwells Farm, Eccles, Berwickshire.
Missing in Action on 9 April 1917 and named on the Arras Memorial, France.
Also named on the Kelso War Memorial and on the Eccles Parish War Memorial.
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