Private John Rutherford

Private John Rutherford, 1/5th Battalion, Royal Scots. He was killed in action in France on 31st May 1917 during the Battle of Arras, aged 37. He was the son of Peter and Isabella Rutherford of Cockburnspath and the husband of Mary Ellen Rutherford of 22 The Square, Kelso and is buried in Mindel Trench British Cemetery, St Laurent-Blangy, Gavrelle, France. His headstone is inscribed ” Greater Love Hath No Man Than This”

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