Alexander Scorgie

Alexander Scorgie
Rank: Private
Service No: 5183
Place of Birth: Glasgow
Date of Death: 01/11/1916
Theatre of Death: F&F
Age: 21
Highland Light Infantry (9th (Glasgow Hds.) Bn.)
Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte
Additional information: 
Only son of Mr and Mrs John Scorgie, 84 Mill Street, Rutherglen.

Soldier’s Effects information: Father John Scorgie.
1901 census information:
Address: 64 Kirk Street, Glasgow.
Father: John (36) joiner, born about 1865 in Old Machar.
Mother: Christina (36) born about 1865 in Holytown.
Sister: Marion (8) born about 1893 in Glasgow.
Self: Alexander (6) born about 1895 in Glasgow.
1911 census information:
The family are living in Rutherglen. The family comprises Christina 46, Marion 18 and Alexander 16.

Also commemorated on the memorial at West Parish Church, Rutherglen and on the family headstone in Rutherglen Cemetery.