Lance Sergeant Robert Patterson

Lance Sergeant Robert Patterson, 1st Battalion, Cameron Highlanders. He was killed in action in Belgium on 11th November 1914 during the First Battle of Ypres and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium. 1st Camerons were a Unit in the 1st ( Guards ) Brigade which also comprised 1st Coldstream Guards, 1st Scots Guards, 1st Black Watch and the London Scottish. He was a Regular Soldier born in Kelso and had enlisted in Edinburgh. The photographs show troops in defensive positions during the Battle.

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