Private Andrew Lindores

Private Andrew Lindores, 1st/4th ( Border ) Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action in Palestine on 13th November 1917, aged 21. He was the son of Mr and Mrs Adam Lindores of Sandyknowe, Smailholm, Roxburghshire and is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery, Ramleh, Israel. He fell in the successful attack on strong Turkish positions in the village of El Mughar where some hundreds of Turks were captured along with several artillery pieces and machine guns. Casualties were 4 Officers and 31 Other Ranks killed and 9 Officers and 138 Other Ranks wounded. The Battle constituted part of the advance to capture Jerusalem from the Turks.

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