Alexander Campbell Shanks

Alexander Campbell Shanks
Rank: Private
Service No: 11018
Date of Death: 21/04/1915
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry (14th Bn.)
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

Rutherglen Lore information: Canadian contingent.
Canadian Attestation Papers information: DOB – 29/10/1891; NOK Father – William Shanks,  10 Dunard Road, Rutherglen.; trade – lumberman.
1901 census information:
Address: 10 Academy Place, New Monkland.
Father: William (35) commercial traveller, born about 1866 in New Monkland.
Mother: Jeanie (35) born about 1866 in Glasgow.
Sister: Jeanie W (14) born about 1887 in New Monkland.
Brother: John (11) born about 1890 in Airdrie.
Self: Alexander (9) born about 1892 in Airdrie.
Brother: William (7) born about 1894 in Airdrie.
Sister: Christina (5) born about 1896 in Airdrie.
1911 census information:
The family are living in Dennistoun, Glasgow. The family comprises William 45, Jeanie 45, Jeanie 24, John 21, Alex 19,William 17 and Christina 15,

Also commemorated on the memorial in West Parish Church, Rutherglen.