Private William Scott

Private William Frederick Scott, 22nd Battalion ( 3rd Tyneside Scottish ), Northumberland Fusiliers. He was killed in action in France on 9th April 1917, aged 22, on the first day of the Battle of Arras. He was the husband of Margaret White Hosback ( formerly Scott ) of Bailleul Road East Cemetery, St. Laurent-Blangy of 68 Osborne Crescent, Tweedmouth. On that day the Battalion took its objectives which were the German “Black” and “Blue” lines and captured large numbers of prisoners

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