Private John Nesbitt

Private John Nesbitt, 1st/8th ( Territorial ) Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. He died in a Casualty Clearing Station, aged 19, in France on 1st October 1918 from wounds received in action, during the ” Advance to Victory”. He was the third son of Mr and Mrs Nesbit of North Doddington, Wooler and is buried in Grevillers Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. His brother Thomas also fell, see below. His Headstone is inscribed ” Thy Will Be Done”. the photos show Allied troops advancing after the retreating Germans during the final 100 days of the War.

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