Private Robert Davidson

Private Robert Davidson, 1st/4th ( Border ) Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action at Gallipoli on 12th July 1915, aged 21, during the ” Charge ” on the Turkish trenches at Achi Baba Nullah. He was the son of Catherine and the late Matt Davidson of 22 Weensland Terrace, Hawick and is commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey. The first photo shows Achi Baba marked with a cross. This “hill” dominated the battlefield and was never captured. The second shows the Borderers attacking at Gallipoli.

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