Sergeant Andrew Rosie

Sergeant Andrew Rosie, 14th ( Service ) Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. He was killed in action in France , aged 28, on 26th November 1917 during the Battle of Cambrai. He had been born in Thurso, Caithness to the late Alexander and Mary Rosie of Lyth, Wick and is commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, Louveral, Cambrai, France. This Battle is best known for it seeing the first use of massed tanks to break through the German defensive lines for the infantry to follow up and occupy the ground. The first photo shows a tank, the second shows Highlanders jumping a captured trench and the third photograph shows a group of Highlanders checking a dugout in a captured German trench near Flesquieres.

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