Private Robert Collin

Private Robert Collin, 7th ( Service ) Battalion, The Buffs ( East Kent Regiment ). He was killed in action in France on 21st March 1918 on the first day of the German March Offensive and is commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, Pozieres, Somme , France. He was born and resided in Eyemouth and as he was educated at the Berwickshire High School, Duns he is also commemorated on the Memorial Tablet in the new Berwickshire High School. The photographs show Allied troops in defensive positions preparing to resist the advancing Germans.

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