Alexander Bennet MM

Alexander Bennett MM
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 271447 previously 4927
Place of Birth: Rutherglen
Date of Death: 25/04/1918
Theatre of Death: F&F
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots (12th Bn.) previously Highland Light Infantry
Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial

Rutherglen Lore information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. T Bennett, 6 Wardlawhill Drive, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Mother Isabella Bennett.
1901 census information:
Address: 140 Main Street, Rutherglen.
Father: Thomas (35) designer, born about 1866 in Rutherglen.
Mother: Isabella (36) born about 1865 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Jeanie (10) born about 1891 in Rutherglen.
Self: Alexander (6) born about 1895 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Isabella (5) born about 1896 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Jessie (2) born about 1899 in Rutherglen.
1911 census information:
The family is living in Rutherglen. The family comprises Isabella 47, Jeanie 20, Alexander 16, Isabella 15, Jessie 12, Nellie 8, Maggie 6, Thomas 4 and Christina 2.

Also commemorated on the memorial at Stonelaw High School, Rutherglen.