Corporal William Yeomans

Corporal William Yeomans, 1st/4th ( Border ) Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He died in Palestine on 7th June 1917, aged 24, of wounds received in action and is buried in Deir El Belah War Cemetery, Israel. He had been born in Jedburgh, lived in Eckford, Roxburghshire and had enlisted in Kelso.  His brother Robert also fell ( see above ). The photographs show Borderers in Palestine in 1917.

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