Private John Brison

Private John Brison, 26th ( 3rd Tyneside Irish ) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers . He died in France on 30th April 1917 of wounds received in action during the Battle of Arras. He was the son of Mr J.Brison of Unthank Square, Berwick-upon-Tweed and is buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, France. He was wounded in the Battalion attack on the Chemical Works on the 28th which cost the Battalion 3 Officers and 25 Other Ranks killed with 110 Other Ranks wounded and 11 missing. He had already been wounded on the Somme in July 1916.

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