Private James Forsyth

Private James Elliot Forsyth, 9th ( Highland ) Battalion, Royal Scots ( The Dandy Ninth ). He was killed in France on 18th April 1917, aged 21, during the Battle of Arras. He was the son of Annie and the late Ralph of 1 Seafield Cottage, Spittal and is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France. At that time the Battalion were holding front line trenches near Fampoux. His Headstone is inscribed ” Boy Of My Heart Sweet Memories Of Thee That Shall Not Cease While Thou Art Gone”.

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