Alexander Sneddon

Alexander Sneddon
Rank: Private
Service No: 14830
Place of Birth: Rutherglen
Date of Death: 1/7/1916
Theatre of Death: F&F
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry (16th Bn)
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial

Rutherglen Lore information: Son of Mrs Sneddon, 265 Main Street, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Siblings – William, Maggie, Isabella, Thomas, Agnes, Duncan and Robert.
1901 census information:
Address: 64 Glasgow Road, Rutherglen.
Father: Richard (52) coal miner, born about 1849 in Rutherglen.
Mother: Isabella (49) born about 1852 in Rutherglen.
Brother: William (25) pit worker, born about 1876 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Maggie (24) cotton weaver, born about 1877 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Isabella (21) cotton weaver, born about 1880 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Agnes (19) dressmaker, born about 1882 in Rutherglen.
Brother: Robert (17) pit pony driver, born about 1884 in Rutherglen.
Brother: Thomas (15) baker’s message boy, born about 1886 in Rutherglen.
Self: Alexander (11) born about 1890 in Rutherglen.
Brother: Duncan (7) born about 1894 in Rutherglen.
1911 census information:
The family are living in Rutherglen. The family comprises Isabella 59, Maggie 34, Robert 27, Alex 21 and Duncan 17

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