Aircraftswoman 1st Class Barbara Robertson

Aircraftswoman 1st Class Barbara Robertson, Womens Auxiliary Air Force. She died on active service on 25th August 1943, aged 20. She hd been born in Kelso and was the daughter of William and Jane Robertson of Clifton- on- Bowmont, Yetholm, Roxburghshire and is buried in Morebattle Churchyard. She and another W.A.A.F were based at R.A.F. Rednal near Oswestry, Shropshire when they were both accidently killed whilst crossing a railway line. ( There are very few local Memorials which commemorate a Female casualty).

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