Sergeant Robert Walker

Sergeant Robert Walker, 2nd Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action in France on 21st April 1918 during the German Spring Offensive on the River Lys aged 22. He was the son of John and Helen Walker of the Castle Hotel, Greenlaw and is buried in Tannay British Cemetery, Thiennes, Nord, France. At the time of loss the Battalion was in a defensive position on the Tannay to Merville road on the edge of the Nieppe Forest so it is likely he was killed by shelling.

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