One hundred years ago today, more than two and a half years into the Great War, Private Joseph George Furnival, 202017 The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) was killed in action aged 19.
Joseph was a Porthill Scout, and was the ninth of eighteen of our Scouts, that we know of, that were killed in the Great War.
Joseph George Furnival b. Wolstanton 1897 – d. France 1917.
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them.