George Climie had served in the King's Own Scottish Borderers at the end of the 19th century and rejoined the army during World War I.


Serving with the Royal Scots Fusiliers he landed at Gallipoli in June 1915 and took part in the evacuation from Helles seven months later.


He was then in Egypt and his division were involved in the defence of the Suez Canal.


He was killed in action in April 1917 in Palestine, age 44, at the Second Battle of Gaza, and he is buried in the British Military Cemetery in Jerusalem.


George Climie.

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