Lance Corporal Robert Ruthven Lough, 2nd Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action in Burma on 8th October 1943, aged 29. He was the son of Richard and Isabella Lough of Whitsome and the brother of Thomas below. He is commemorated on the Rangoon Memorial, Burma. He fell in action during an ambush of Japanese troops. The ambush patrol lost 5 men killed whilst troops of the Japanese Imperial Guard had 30 killed and 30 wounded.