Announcement Date : 24/08/1915Categories: 1914-1919

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Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – Men of Ninth Battalion die in German submarine attack

24 August 1915

A draft of 100 men from the 9th Battalion (Second Reserve) at Stobs were on board the troopship Royal Edward which was torpedoed by a German submarine in the Aegean Sea.