Private William Gilchrist

Private William Gilchrist, 1st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He was killed in action in Belgium during the attack on Bellewarde Ridge on 6th June 1915 is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. He was a member of  “X” Coy. commanded by Captain Bradshaw who was also killed. Before the war he had been employed as a farm worker at Nunlands, Foulden and had only been in Belgium since May 1915.

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