Private David Wilson

Private David Wilson, 1st/7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He died in France on 2nd May 1915 , aged 25, of wounds received in action during the abortive attack on 26th April. He was the only son of Margaret Brown ( formerly Wilson ) and the late Thomas Wilson of 5 Gibson’s Row, Spittal and is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. He was a cooper to trade but before enlisting he had been employed as a postman in Berwick. The Battalion had only landed in France on 21st April.

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