Private William Bookless

Private William Bookless, 1/4th ( Border ) Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action on Gallipoli on 12th July 1915 during the” Charge”  on the Turkish trenches at Achi Baba Nullah and is commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey. He is also commemorated on the Swinton War Memorial. He had been born in Swinton, enlisted in Chirnside and had resided in Reston.

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