Private William Laidler

First World War

Private William Laidler, 9th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. He was killed in action in France on 14th July 1916 during the Battle of the Somme and is buried in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France. He fell in the successful assault on Bazentin Ridge although opportunities were missed to capture High Wood which held out for two more months.