Rededication service for Private John Anderson

17 October 2017 , 2pm

A rededication service for Private John Anderson, of the 4th Battalion Gordon Highlanders, will be held at 2pm at the CWGC’s Birr Cross Roads Cemetery, Belgium.

Birr Cross Roads Cemetery

Originally buried as an unknown soldier of the 4th Battalion Gordon Highlanders, he was killed in action on 28 May 1915, but through research his grave has now been identified. It is hoped his family will attend. Regimental support will be provided by the antecedent regiment, The Royal Regiment of Scotland.

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