Private John Jamieson

Private John S. Jamieson, 7th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders. He was killed on 25th September 1915 on the first day of the Battle of Loos aged 22. He was the son of Mrs Jamieson of Swinton and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, Dud Corner, Loos, France. He had been born in Chirnside and had enlisted in Duns. 7th Camerons were part of the 15th ( Scottish ) Division. The picture is an artist’s impression of the Cameron’s attack on that morning. The photograph shows the village of Loos after its capture that morning.

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