Trooper James Pott

Trooper James Gideon Pott, ” D ” Squadron, 1st/1st Lothian and Border Horse. He died in the 35th Casualty Clearing Station in Greece on 3rd December 1916, aged 36 and is buried in Sarigol Military Cemetery, Kriston, Greece. ” D ” Squadron was sent to the Salonica front and arrived on 11th December 1915 where it was engaged in patrol work around the Bulgarian front line. In May the squadron became part of the 22nd Division and continued its patrol and reconnaissance work sometimes raiding Bulgar outposts. Disease was prevalent and many men were affected thus greatly reducing the strength of the Unit.

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