Newbattle at War a history of the Parish at war   

 Now featuring Scots in the Great War Living History Society.    

Sgt Archibald Cochrane

Archie was one of the first men from the village of Newtongrange to be captured by the Germans. He went 'in the bag' in the fierce fighting during the retreat from Mons. He would spend 4 long years in captivity. The first clipping is from January 1915, the second December,1918