Private David Hope

Private David Hope, 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. He was killed in action on 23rd April 1917 during thr Battle of Arras and is buried in Bootham Cemetery, Heniel, France. The Battalion was engaged with the rest of the 30th Division in an attack on the high ground overlooking Cherisy in the Sensee valley. The attack failed and the Battalion suffered 50% casualties with 6 Officers and 55 Other Ranks killed and 4 Officers and 195 Other Ranks wounded. 4 Officers and 209 Other Ranks were missing. He had been born at Haddon, Roxburghshire, lived in Oxton and enlisted in Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Scroll to Top