1. Memorial:Ploegsteert MemorialPanel 2 Ploegsteert
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.117
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour19D GQS

Awards & Titles:


Family :

Son of Agnes and the late James Borland, of Jarrow-on-Tyne; husband of Ada Mary Borland, of 52, Queen's Rd., Monkseaton, Northumberland, with whom he had a young daughter.

Education & Career :

He was a Baptist Minister.

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: 9/Northumberland Hussars 

Action : The Battles of the Lys 

9 April - 29 April 1918. As the first phase of the great German campaign of 1918 lost momentum and failed in its objective to split the British and French armies, subsidiary attacks were shift the balance of the attack and to seek opportunities to exploit other sectors. On the Lys the Germans initially enjoyed spectacular success against a Portuguese Division but the gap was soon plugged and the advance halted.

He first served as a Private with the Durham Light Infantry before receiving an officer's commission as 2nd lieutenant with the Northumberland Fusiliers.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Barnard No. 1230 E.C.Durham

2nd December 1910
6th January 1911
3rd March 1911

Source :

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