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Private Peter Williamson (Fodderty)

4th Seaforth Highlanders - Service No. 200247

Arras Memorial

Private Peter Williamson was born at Fodderty, Ross-shire. He was one of five sons of Mr and Mrs Williamson, Birch Cottage, Edderton who were all serving with the Colours. Before the war, Peter worked for Mr Donald Mackay, who was a farmer at Meikle Daan, Edderton.

Peter joined the 4th Bn. Seaforth Highlanders on the outbreak of war and went to France about a year before his death. He had been involved in much severe fighting. Peter was killed in action on 23-24th April 1917. He was 22 years old.

At the time of Peter’s death, two of his brothers were serving on the Front, one had been wounded and was in England in hospital and another was training in Scotland.

Remembered with Honour Arras Memorial