Private Robert Jeffrey

Private Robert J. Jeffrey, 1st Battalion, Royal Scots. He died in hospital in Malta on 13th November 1916, aged 28, of wounds received in action during the Salonica campaign. He was the son of Mrs Annie J.Chapman of Woodhead, Ancrum and is buried in Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta. It is likely he was wounded in the Battle of Bala in the Struma valley where the Battalion captured the Bulgarian positions in the village of Zir. 2 Officers and 39 Other Ranks were killed with another 10 wounded.

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