Corporal George Patterson

Corporal George Patterson, 1st/7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He was killed in Belgium on 12th June 1915, aged 19. He was the son of George and Alice Patterson of 73 Low Greens, Berwick and is commemorated on the Menin Gate, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium. At this time the Battalion were holding trenches in the Hooge sector and whilst in supports for a 3rd Division attack suffered casualties from heavy artillery fire. In the period 12th -16th June 1 Officer and 12 Other Ranks were killed and 3 Officers and 53 Other Ranks were wounded.

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