Private Robert Fossett (or Fawcett), 7th Machine Gun Corps, was born in Queensferry in 1889. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal in November 1916. He died of Pneumonia, during the advance on Mosul, Northern Mesopotamia, on 24th October 1918, aged 28. Robert is buried in Grave Ref 311, Beirut War Cemetery.
His brother David died in 1921 in India while on Garrison Duty.
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