Private Elliot Grieve

Private Elliot Grieve, 10th (Service) Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. He was killed in action in France, aged 20, on the 12th October 1916 during the Battle of the Somme. He had been born in Galashiels and was the son of Margaret and the late Adam Grieve of 14 Roxburgh Place, Galashiels. He had enlisted in November 1915. He is buried in Warlencourt British Cemetery, Somme, France. The photos show Scottish troops on the Somme and the colour image shows a peaceful Somme landscape today with “no gas, no barbed wire, no guns firing now”.

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