West – row 7 – 5 – Pearson
7739 Private R. PEARSON Kings Own Scottish Borders 23rd December 1915 aged 32. (war grave headstone).
This unfortunate lad (Robert) is alleged to have choked on a piece of food in Berwick Barracks and never saw action. The headstone has the KOSB logo. He was in the 3rd Battalion Reserve and son of Captain Robert and Helen Pearson Coldstream.