Private Richard Scott

Private Richard Scott, 22nd ( 3rd Tyneside Scottish ) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He died in France on 11th April 1917, aged 20 of wounds received during the Battle of Arras. He was the son of Richard and Elizabeth Scott of 7 Church Street, Berwick and is buried in Ste. Catherine British Cemetery, pas de Calais, France. His Headstone is inscribed ” Greater Love Hath No Man “. He had been born in Kelso and before enlisting in Berwick he had been employed as a printer. His brother John also fell ( see above ). The artist’s impression depicts the type of grim fighting that took place during the Battle and the photograph shows troops accompanied by a tank in the main street of a captured village near Arras.

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