World War 1 (1914 - 1918)

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Robert Cuthbert Fergusson Pollok

Service: Indian Army
Unit: 32 Lancers
Rank: Major

Robert was born in Edinburgh in 1880, son of William and Jean Fergusson Pollok of Pollok Castle, Newton Mearns.

Robert was commissioned into the 32 Lancers on 20th January 1909. He was killed at Al Basrah Basra on 24 April 1917, aged 37 and is commemorated on the Basra Memorial, on the family grave in Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh and on Mearns Parish Kirk War Memorial.


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