Private George Dodds

Private George Dodds, 2nd/1st Lothian and Border Horse. He died at Home on 8th January 1916, aged 22 and is buried in Yetholm Parish Churchyard. He had been born in Mertoun and was the son of Annie and James Dodds who had been the Schoolmaster in Mertoun. He had been working as a bank clerk in Haddington when he enlisted and was in training at Amisfield Camp, Haddington when he contracted measles and died from cardiac failure.

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