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    The Hawick Paper

    KOSB’s part in liberation honoured

    Friday, November 5th, 2021
    At the war memorial in Wilton Lodge Park on Saturday, from left, Jim Coltman, Gid Lumsden, Edith McLean, Bobby McLean, Sheila Coltman, Frances Paxton and Jim Paxton

    The day of the liberation of the Walcheren Islands in the Netherlands in 1944 by the 4th and 5th battalions of the KOSB, part of the 52nd Lowland Division, has been commemorated in Wilton Lodge Park each year since 1946 by the regiment’s association.

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