NEWTOWN REMEMBERS Commemorating 100 years since the First World War
Y DRENEWYDD YN COFIO Coffáu 100 mlynedd ar ôl y Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf

Robert Rawson

Birth: 1885
Death: 3/8/1916
Regiment: Cpl 26534- Highland Light Infantry
Battles: Western Front
Killed: 3/8/1916 on Somme

 

Robert was born to John & Annie of Jedburgh, Scotland and had 3 brothers & 4 sisters. He was the manager of the Cambrian Mills. He married Elsie of Newtown. He was wounded while being carried by stretcher-bearers - all three were hit by a shell and killed on the Somme. He is commemorated on the Thieprval Memorial and St David's Church.

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