Sergeant George Macleod

Sergeant George Macleod, 1st/7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He was killed in action in Belgium on 26th October 1917, aged 33, during the Third Battle of Ypres. He was the son of Mrs D. and the late John Macleod of 1 Mill Road, Portree, Skye and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Flanders, Belgium. He fell in the attack on strong German positions at” Angle Point ” and “Aden House “. Some ground was gained but in the face of heavy casualties had to be given up. 10 Officers and 43 Other Ranks were killed and 1 Officer and 150 Other Ranks were wounded. In addition 53 Other Ranks were posted missing, some of whom may have been prisoners.

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