Private Alexander Murray

Private Alexander Ramsay Murray, 1/7th ( Blythswood ) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. He was killed in action in France during “The Advance to Victory” on 27th August 1918 aged 37. He was the son of John and Jane Elliot of Leith and the husband of Margaret Kinghorn Murray of Mill Wynd, Greenlaw and is buried in Bucquoy Wood Road Cemetery, Ficheux, France. His Headstone is inscribed ” In Ever Loving Memory From Wife & Children “. The photographs show Allied troops during the final advance against the retreating German army in the last 100 days of the War.

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