Private John Hunter

Private John Alexander Hunter, “D”Coy, 1/4th ( Border ) Battalion Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He died on 27th April 1917 of wounds received in action in the Battle of Gaza in Palestine, aged 31.  He was the son of John and Jane Hunter of Chirnside and the husband of Helen Hunter of Pinefield Cottage , Chirnside and is buried in Alexandra ( Hadra ) War Cemetery, Egypt. He had been brought up by his Grandparents on Station farm, Chirnside where he had worked before the War.

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