Lance Corporal Robert Mabon

Lance Corporal Thomas Mabon, 9th ( Service ) Battalion, Cameronians ( Scottish Rifles ). He was killed in action, aged 22, in France on 23rd March 1918 on the third day of the German March Offensive ( Operation Michael ) and is commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, Pozieres, Somme, France. He had lived with his aunt Jane Mabon at 35 Roxburgh Street, Kelso and had enlisted in the Town. The photographs show Allied troops preparing to resist the advancing Germans.

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