Saturday, 30 July 2016
Remembering the fallen: James Kerr
Today we reflect on the sacrifice of James Kerr, Lance-Corporal 10948, 6th Bn Gordon Highlanders. James was 22 years of age when he lost his life in battle on 30th July 1916. He was the son of Forbes Kerr and Annie Milne, whose home was at 10 Shillinghill in Portsoy. James is commemorated at the iconic Thiepval Memorial in France as well as on the family gravestone in Portsoy.