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57594: Photograph of Private Robert Simpson and Josh Kirk

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Robert Simpson was a Private in the 7th Battalion Royal Scots (No. 30021). He dies in action on the 24th November 1917 and is commemorated on the Jerusalam Memorial. Robert is photographed here (seated) with a friend, Josh Kirk. Josh survived the conflict and became a hairdresser on Henderson Street, Leith, Scotland.

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7123.jpg| GWA_6179_Photo_3_-_R_Simpson.jpg|

Subject

Simpson, Robert; Kirk, Josh

Date

1914 - 1918

Date Created

1914

Temporal Coverage

01/04/1905

Source

Photograph

Medium

Photographic paper

Type

Photograph

Contributor

Admin | Andrew Grant | May Henderson

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The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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