Sergeant John Cleghorn

Sergeant John Cleghorn, 8th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He waas killed in action in Belgium on 16th August 1917, aged 24, during the Battle of Third Ypres. He was the husband of Margaret Shaw ( formerly Cleghorn ) and is commemorated on the Tyne cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Flanders, Belgium. He had been wounded previousl at the Second Battle of Ypres. He was a Regular soldier and had served 6 years with the colours in India and later at Gallipoli.He had already been wounded in France in 1915. Prior to joining the Army he had been employed as a carter with Messrs Gray, builders of Berwick.

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