Second Lieutenant William Wight

Second Lieutenant William Stewart Balmain Wight. 3rd ( Reserve )Battalion, Royal Scots attached to 9th Battalion. ( C.W.G.C. site states 2nd Battalion ). He was killed in action  near The Scarpe on 9th April 1917 on the first day of the Battle of Arras, aged 19. He was the son of James and Jane Wight of  Greenwood, Grantshouse and is buried in Tilloy British Cemetery, Arras, France. The photographs show British soldiers accompanied by a tank in the main street of a captured village near Arras.

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