Private Alexander Ainslie

Private Alexander Ainslie, 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. He was killed in action against the Turks in Mesopotamia on 17th November 1917, aged 21. He had been born in Tweedmouth and was the son of Mr and Mrs William Ainslie of 19 Blakewell Road, Tweedmouth and is buried in Baghdad ( North Gate ) Cemetery, Iraq. His Headstone is inscribed ” Until The Day Breaketh And The Shadows Flee Away”.

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