Private Robert Wilson

Private Robert Wilson, 2nd Dragoons ( Royal Scots Greys ). He was a Regular Soldier and fell in action in Belgium on 1st November 1914, aged 27, during the Battle of First Ypres. He was the son of Thomas Wilson of 8 Upper Village, Hawick and is buried in Wytschaete Military Cemetery, Belgium. He had originall joined the Kings Own Scottish Borderers in 1904 but served only two years. Before re-enlisting he had worked as a groom for Sir Robert Usher of Wells.

 

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