Section B – Row 17 – 4 – Scott/Porteous


Erected by ELIZABETH SCOTT in loving memory of ADAM SCOTT her husband who died at Mindrum 8th August 1903 aged 60 years

Also the above ELIZABETH SCOTT who died at Wark W. Common 28th August 1923 aged 81 years

Also JAMES PORTEOUS grandson of the above who fell in action in Belgium 27th March 1916 aged 20 years and ten months

Military record

Private James Porteous, 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He was killed in action in Belgium on 27th March 1916, aged 20 and is buried in Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Ypres, Belgium He was the son of Mr. J. Porteous of West Weetwood, Wooler, Northumberland. He was killed along with three of his comrades when a shell landed in their trench

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