Gunner Adam Shearlaw

Gunner Adam Shearlaw, “B” Battery, 107th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. He was killed in action in France on 16th April 1917, aged 33. He was the son of George and Janet Shearlaw of Cheeklaw, Duns and is buried in Aix-Noulette Communal Cemetery Extension, France. He is also commemorated on the Duns War Memorial. The standard Field artillery piece was the 18 pounder gun and used both high explosive and shrapnel shells as shown below.

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