Private William Galloway

Private William Alexander Galloway, 46th Battalion ( South Saskatchewan ), Canadian Infantry. He died in France on 29th April 1917, aged 38, of wounds received in action during the Battle of Arras and is buried in Bruay Communal Cemetery Extension, near Bethune, France.  He was the son of Frederick and Jessie Galloway of Kelso and had been born at Pleasants Schoolhouse, Jedburgh. This Battalion fought in all the major Canadian Corps actions and because of its high casualty rate it was known as the ” Suicide Battalion “.

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