Private Thomas Crosbie

Private Thomas Crosbie, 1st Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action in France on 3rd September 1918 during the ” Advance to Victory ” and is commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Flanders, Belgium. He was the son of George Crosbie of Berwick and the husband of Lizzie Lees Crosbie of Heatherlie, Selkirk. On that day the Battalion was in contact with the enemy West of Nieppe near Armentieres where they dug in and handed over to the 11th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. The photographs show the Allied troops in pursuit of the retreating German Army during the last 100 days of the War.

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