Sergeant John Forrester M.M.

Sergeant John Forrester M.M., 6th Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He died in Belgium on 2nd October 1918 of wounds received in action and is buried in Potijze Chateau Lawn Cemetery, Flanders, Belgium.  He had been born in Brampton, lived in Newcastleton and enlisted in Galashiels. It seems likely that he was wounded in the attack on the fortified village of Ledeghem.

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