Private Thomas Hunter

Private Thomas Kirkwood Hunter, 49th ( Edmonton ) Battalion, Canadian Infantry. He was killed in action in France on 15th September 1916, aged 28, during the Battle of the Somme and is commemorated on the Vimy Memorial, Vimy , France. He fell in the Battle of Flers- Courcelette where tanks were first used by the British Army. He was the son of James and Joan Hunter of Howden Farmhouse, Ancrum.

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