Private Arthur Clazie

Private Arthur Clazie, 1st/4th ( Border ) Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action in Palestine on 19th April 1917, aged 22. He was the son of Mrs Agnes Clazie of Ladykirkshiels, Coldstream and is buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Gaza, Israel. He fell during the Second Battle of Gaza when the Battalion suffered heavily in the attack on “Outpost Hill”. Casualties were 6 Officers and 47 Other Ranks killed and 9 Officers and 152 Other Ranks wounded. He had been born in Whitsome, enlisted in Duns and resided in Chirnside.

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