Private Alonsey Kirk

Private Alonsey James Kirk, 4th Battalion, Royal Scots ( Queen's Edinburgh Rifles ).). He was killed in action in France on 18th August 1918 during the ” Advance to Victory ” He was married to a Berwick-on-Tweed lady and worked in the town in the office of Home and Colonial, High Street. He was a native of Mexboro, Yorkshire and the only son of William Kirk who lived at Prospect Cottage, Mexboro. He is buried in Meteren Military Cemetery, Nord, France.

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