Private Andrew Inglis

Private Andrew Inglis, 105th Battery, Machine Gun Corps. He died in France on 12th November 1917 of wounds received in action during the Third Battle of Ypres. He was the son of the late James and Mary Inglis of Newton Don, Kelso and is buried in Etaples Military, Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. His Headstone is inscribed ” Thy Will Be Done “. The M.G.C. used the Vickers Mk1 water cooled gun in both defensive and offensive roles and the photograph shows machine gunners in position in shell holes amidst the desolation of the Flanders battlefield.

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