9th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers
Robert was born on the 11th of December 1891, the son of George Ross, 'Cresent', Kirkliston Drive, Bloomfield. The CWGC give his address at time of death as 28, Fountainhall Rd., Aberdeen.
Robert entered Campbell College in September 1904. He was commissioned on 14 June 1915. Prior to that, he had spent 9 months as Private in Calcutta Scottish Volunteers.
Robert is buried at Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval Somme France.
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