Private Andrew Hogarth

Private Andrew Hogarth, 1st/4th ( Border ) Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action at Gallipoli, aged 23, on 12th July 1915 during the “Charge” on the Turkish trenches at Ali Baba Nullah and is buried in Redoubt Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey. He had been born in Kelso and was the son of Jessie and the late Robert Hogarth of Abbey Row, Kelso and the husband of Mary Hogarth of Linton, Roxburghshire. The contemporary photograph shows Achi Baba marked with a cross. This “hill” dominated the battlefield and was never captured. The second photo shows the Borderers ” going over the top” at Gallipoli.

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