Lance Corporal John Hettle

First World War

Lance Corporal John Binnie Hettle, 15th Battalion, Royal Scots. He was killed in action in France on 30th July 1916 during the Battle of the Somme and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Thiepval, Somme, France. He fell in the fierce fighting in the vicinity of the hotly contested German positions in the infamous High Wood