Private James Easton

Private James Easton, 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots.He was killed in Belgium on 17th March 1916 and is buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Flanders, Belgium. At that time the Battalion were holding trenches in the St Eloi sector of the Ypres Salient and suffered sporadic casualties from artillery fire and sniping. He had been born in Hume, Berwickshire but was residing in Ancrum when he enlisted. He was the son of Mrs Mary Easton of Rawflat, Ancrum.


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