Alexander McLeod

Alexander McLeod 
Rank: Private
Service No: 273022
Place of Birth: Glasgow
Date of Death: 07/08/1917
Theatre of Death: F&F
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots (13th Bn.)
Cemetery: Harlebeke New British Cemetery
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Catherine Macaulay McLeod of 24 Johnstone Drive, Rutherglen.

Rutherglen Lore information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. McLeod, 11 Melrose Avenue, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s effects information: Father Alexander McLeod.
De Ruvigny’s Roll of Honour: s. of Alexander McLeod of 11 Melrose Avenue, Rutherglen, Building Contractor, by his wife Catherine Thomson, dau. of Archibald MacAulay; b. Glasgow, co. Renfrew, 26 Aug. 1896; educ. Stonelaw Higher Grade School, Rutherglen; joined the Lanarkshire Yeomanry 5 June, 1916; served with the Expeditionary Force from France and Flanders from April, 1917; on arrival there was transferred to the 13th Battn. Royal Scots; took part in several engagements; was wounded and taken prisoner at Menin Road, near Ypres, 1 Aug. 1917 and died of wounds at the German Hospital, Iseghem, on the 7th of the same month. Buried there; unm.
1901 census information:
Address: 5 King Street, Glasgow.
Father: Alexander (40), foreman mason, born about 1861 in Inverness-shire.
Mother: Catherine (42) stay shopkeeper, born about 1859 in Glasgow.
Brother: Norman (12) born about 1889 in Glasgow.
Brother: Archibald (8) born about 1893 in Glasgow.
Self: Alexander (4) born about 1897 in Glasgow.
1911 census information:
Address: 11 Melrose Avenue, Rutherglen.
Father: Alexander (50), builder, born about 1861 in Inverness-shire.
Mother: Catherine (52) born about 1859 in Glasgow.
Sister: Catherine (24) born about about 1887 in Glasgow.
Brother: Archibald (18) apprentice bricklayer, born about 1893 in Glasgow.
Self: Alexander (14) born about 1897 in Glasgow.

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