|Unit Text:||12th Bn.|
|Date of Death:||09/04/1917|
|Casualty Type:||Commonwealth War Dead|
|Grave/Memorial Reference:||Bay 1 and 2.|
Mrs Robert Kerr, 59 Fifth Street,Newtongrange has received official word that her husband Robert Kerr 12th Royal Scots has been killed in action. He was 33 years of age and enlisted 2 years ago (1915), Prior to enlisting he worked at Newbattle Colliery, he leaves a widow and one child.