Sergeant James Huntly

Sergeant James Huntly, 1st/7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He was killed in action in Belgium, aged 23, on 26th April 1915 during the Second Battle of Ypres. He was the son of Mrs Margaret Huntly of Violet Terrace, Berwick and is commemorated on the Menin Gate, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium. He fell in the Battalion's first action ony five days after landing on the Continent where heavl losses were suffered for no gain.Before the War he had worked for a local Electricity Company and was an enthusiastic member of the Berwick Parish Church choir.

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