Private Walter Stavert

Private Walter Stavert, 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. He was killed in action in France, aged 30, on 30th July 1916 during the Battle of the Somme and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Thiepval, Somme, France. He was the son of Mrs Agnes and the late Thomas  Stavert of 20 Woodmarket, Kelso. He had originally enlisted in the K.O.S.B. but ahd been transferred to the 2nd R.S.F. in France. The photographs show troops during the Battle.

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