Private William Grieve

Private William Grieve, 1st/4th ( Border ) Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action at Gallipoli on 12th July 1915, aged 19, during the ” Charge ” on the Turkish trenches at Achi Baba Nullah. He was the nephew of Agnes Grieve Whillans of Hobkirk, Bonchester Bridge and is commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey. The first photo shows Achi Baba marked with a cross. This “hill” dominated the battlefield and was never captured. The second shows the Borderers attacking at Gallipoli.

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