Private G. Scott

Private G.C. Scott, 14th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. He died in a Casualty Clearing Station at Ytres in France on 4th October 1917 fom wounds received in action during the Battle of Third Ypres. He is buried in Rocquigny-Equancourt Road, British Cemetery, Somme, France. The photograph shows some of the atrocious conditions of the Battlefield. The heavy artillery barrages had shattered the drainage systems and this had been compounded by the heavy rainfall.

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