Second Lieutenant George Scott

Second Lieutenant George Trotter Scott, 2nd Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment ( Prince of Wales’s Own ). He died in France on 6th May 1917 of wounds received in action during the Battle Of Arras, aged 23. He was the son of Robert and Elizabeth Scott and was born in Kelso. He is buried in La Chapelette British and Indian Cemetery, Peronne, France and his headstone is inscribed “Until The Day Dawn”. The photographs show British troops accompanied by a tank in the main street of a captured village near Arras.

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