Private Albert Trotter

Private Albert George Trotter, “B” Coy. 14th, Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. He was killed in France on 3rd September 1917 aged 24. He was the son of Albert and Isabella Trotter of Crooks Cottage, The Hirsel, Coldstream and was a native of Rowchester, Greenlaw. He is buried in Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel-Le-Grand, Somme, France and his Headstone is inscribed ” Until We Meet Again “. He was educated at the Berwickshire High School, Duns and is also commemorated on the Memorial Tablet placed in the new Berwickshire High School, Duns. The photograph shows a typical Somme landscape with its chalky soil and the trench seems to have been pulverised by artillery before its capture.

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