4 June 1915

The battalion is entrenched to the northeast of Ypres near Wieltje

Quiet day, fine, wind wrong for gas.
East Lancs relieved Somersets after dark and took over trench line from C coy. D coy relieved B coy in front trench round CROSSROAD farm and B & C coys went into support at LA BRIQUE. Some shelling during day on either side of us. Our 6" guns shelled HAMPSHIRE farm.

Killed: 1
Wounded: 1

Lewis casualty

Son of Angus and Catherine Murray, of South Dell, Ness, Lewis.
Last address in Lewis: 27 South Dell
Military unit: 2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number: S/7034
Date of death: 4 June 1915 at the age of 23
Died of wounds sustained at Ypres.
Interred: Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, grave I. G. 11
Local memorial: North Lewis, Cross
Previously wounded in 1914

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