Private Adam Makins

Private Adam Makins, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards.  He  died of wounds in France during the ” Advance to Victory” on 22nd October 1918, aged 19 and is buried in Carnieres Communal Cemetery Extension, near Cambrai, France. He was the son of John and Jane White Makins of 4 Derwentwater Terrace, Scremerston and was a native of Spittal. Before enlisting he had been employed as a coal miner at Scremerston. His Headstone is inscribed ” Remembered At Home “. The photographs show Allied troops advancing after the retreating German Army during the final 100 days of the War.

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