Second Lieutenant Norman Kennedy

Second Lieutenant Norman Kennedy, 1st/2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. He died in hospital in France on 31st October 1917, aged 23, as a result of wounds suffered during the Battle of Third Ypres. He was the son of Catherine and the late Thomas Kennedy of Ancrum and is buried in Longuenesse ( St. Omer ) Souvenir Cemetery, St. Omer, France. His brother James also fell ( see above ). The photographs show the desolate state  of the Flanders battlefield where the drainage systems had been destroyed by the incessant shelling. His Headstone is inscribed ” Till The Day Dawn “.

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