Pioneer James Lawrie

Pioneer James Lawrie, 303rd Road Construction Coy. Royal Engineers. He was killed in action by a stray shell in Belgium on 17th November 1917 along with three of his comrades and is buried in Solferino Farm Cemetery, near Ypres, Belgium. Before enlisting he had been employed by the North British Railway as a porter at Norham Station. He is also commemorated on the Norham War Memorial.

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