Private James Turner

Private James William Turner. 2nd Battalion, Highland Light Infantry.  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 Chirnside Hearts F.C. The photos show Scottish troops in Germany in 1945.

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