Private Andrew Tait

Private Andrew Tait, 1st/4th ( Border ) Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action in Palestine on 13th November 1917 and is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel. He fell in the capture of El Mughar which was taken after some ferocious hand to hand combat with the Turkish defenders. Hundreds of prisoners were taken together with artillery pieces and machine guns. This successful action cost the Battalion 4 Officers and 31 Other Ranks killed and 9 Officers and 138 Other Ranks wounded.

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