Private Telfer Lough

Private Telfer Sanderson Lough, 1st/4th ( Border ) Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action 28th November 1917 aged 20 and is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel. He was the son of William and Anne Lough of 60 Eskside, Musselburgh and was a native of Duns. He fell in the attack on Sufra , Palestine where the Battalion suffered 1 Officer and 7 Other Ranks killed and 1 Officer and 22 Other Ranks wounded. His Headstone is inscribed “The Lord Knows Best”. The photos show Borderers at Ramleh in late 1917.

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