Lance Corporal Thomas Nesbitt

Lance Corporal Thomas Nesbitt, 2nd  Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He was killed in action on 10th September 1916 during the Salonica Campaign, aged 25. He was the son of John and Margaret Nesbit of New Etal, Cornhill-on-Tweed and is buried in Struma Military Cemetery, Greece. His brother John also fell and is listed above. Before enlisting he had worked on the farm at Weetwood Hill for Mr Jeffrey. He enlisted in December 1914 and had seen action at The Battle of Loos in September 1915 before going to Egypt and on to Salonica. ( The Berwickshire Advertiser has his rank as Corporal). His Headstone is inscribed ” Thy Will Be Done”

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