Private William Galbraith, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. He was killed in action at Salerno on 9th September 1943 aged 30. He was the son of George and Janet Galbraith of Duns and is buried in Salerno War Cemetery, Salerno, Italy. On that day the Battalion were involved in fierce fighting and completed the expulsion of the Germans from the strong point of Magazzea. The photos show troops during ” Operation Avalanche “.