Private James Turner

Private James W. Turner. 2nd Battalion, Highland Light Infantry ( The Glasgow Highlanders )  He was killed in action in Germany on 5th April 1945, aged 34, and is buried in Hanover War Cemetery, Germany. He was the son of Mr and Mrs J. Turner of East End, Chirnside who had another five sons serving.Before the War he had worked at Chirnside paper mill and was a keen footballer with the local side Hearts F.C.

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