Private Henry Demee

Private Henry Demee, 7th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. He was killed in action in France on 25th September 1915, aged 29, during the first day of the Battle of Loos. He was the son of Mrs Barbara Foggoa of 16 High Street, Berwick and the husband of Sarah Demee of 10 Askew Crescent, Tweedmouth. He is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, Dud Corner, Loos, France. His Battalion was part of the 9th ( Scottish ) Division. Before enlisting he had been employed by the Tweedside Co-Op as shoemaker and had been a keen footballer playing for West End Hearts.

 

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