High, Robert Donald
Regiment: 4th Battalion Gordon Highlanders
Biography: Son of James High, Mony-musk ; born Mony-musk, 20 October 1880. Prior to commencing his University career he was a pupil at Robertson's College. After taking his Arts course, 1900-07, he became Assistant Master in Moffat Academy, and at the outbreak of war was Headmaster in Ladykirk Public School, Berwickshire. He enlisted in the 4th Gordon Highlanders at the beginning of 1916, and in December of that year was transferred to the 10th Battalion Cadet Corps at Gailes, where, after a short time of training, he received commissioned rank, and was again attached to the 4th Gordon Highlanders. At the great German offensive in March 1918 he was reported "missing", and a year later was officially reported as having been killed in action at Hermies, between Bapaume and Cambrai, on 22 March 1918.
Date of Death: 22 March 1918
Burial Details: Name recorded on the Arras Memorial, Panel 8, Column 22.
Publication: Roll of Service, edited by Mabel Desborough Allardyce. Published 1921.
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