Private Robert Grant

Private Robert Grant, “A”Coy. 1st/4th ( Border ) Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action at Gallipoli on 12th July 1915, aged 24, during the ” Charge ” on the Turkish trenches at Achi Baba Nullah. He was the son of James and Margaret Grant of Byreholm, Newcastleton and is commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey. He had been born in Newcastleton and had lived in and enlisted in Kelso.

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