Private William Scott

Private William Frederick Scott, 22nd Battalion ( 3rd Tyneside Scottish ), Northumberland Fusiliers. He was killed in action in France on 9th April 1917, aged 22, on the first day of the Battle of Arras. He was the son of Catherine White Hosback ( formerly Scott ) of 68 Osborne Crescent, Tweedmouth and is buried in Bailleul Road East Cemetery, St. Laurent-Blangy, Arras, France. His Headstone is inscribed ” Greater Love Hath No Man “. On that day the Battalion took all its objectives. The photographs show troops and a tank in a captured village near Arras and troops moving forward.

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