Private Thomas Newton

Private Thomas Newton, 4th Battalion, Royal Scots. He was killed in action on 21st September 1918 and is commemorated on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais France. He fell when the Germans attacked the Battalion outposts near Moeuvres ( Lieutenant William Rutherford from Coldstream was reported missing during this action but was discovered with his men in some shell holes in no mans land later in the day when the attack rolled forward again. All were fit and well. ) The picture shows Lt. Rutherford and is shown here by kind permission of Coldstream Museum and Mrs Jean Rutherford.

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