Gunner Thomas Robson

Gunner Thomas Crawford Robson, “C” Battery, 210th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. He was killed in action, aged 26, In France on the 4th November 1918 during the “Advance to Victory”. He had been born in Selkirk in 1892 and was the son of the late Janet Reid and John Reid of 18 Bristo Street, Edinburgh. He was the husband of Maude Winzer Robson of Cardiff and is buried in Capelle- Beaudignies Road Cemetery France. He had been serving with the Royal Scots Greys but was discharged in 1911. He re-enlisted in the R.F.A and took part in the Gallipoli Campaign. The R.F.A. used the 18 pounder field gun with either high explosive or shrapnel shells one of which is shown.

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