Private William Geddes

Private William Bryden Geddes, 21st Battalion ( 2nd Tyneside Scottish ) Northumberland Fusiliers. He was killed in action in France on 11th September 1917, aged 31. He was the son of George and Catherine Geddes of Ramheugh Cottage, Castle Dykes, Cockburnspath and the brother of George Geddes ( see above ). He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Thiepval, Somme, France. He had been transferred from the Royal Engineers. He fell in an attack and capture of “Farm Trench” in the “Cologne Ridge” sector.

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