Private Robert Todd

Private Robert Todd, 1st/5th Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action in Palestine on 13th November 1917, aged 22. He was the son of Robert and Jessie Todd of Corsehope, Heriot, Midlothian and is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel. He fell in the successful assault and capture of the village of El Mughar where 1,000 Turks were captured along with much material. The Battalion lost 3 Officers and 20 Other Ranks killed and 110 Other Ranks wounded.

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