Private James Telfer

Private James Telfer, 7/8th Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He died in France on 21st April 1917, aged 32, of wounds received during the Battle of Arras and is buried in Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery, Wancourt, Pas de Calais, France. He was born in Hobkirk and was the fourth son of Mr and Mrs Telfer of Langhaugh Walls, Bonchester.  Prior to enlisting in February 1915 he had been employed in the gardens at Wolfelee. His brother George also fell. ( see above for details ).

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