Alfred Charles Geddes


Alfred Charles Geddes
Rank: Sapper
Service No: 2581
Date of Death: 11/02/1917
Theatre of Death: France
Age: 19
Regiment/Service: Australian Engineers (3rd Field Coy.)
Cemetery: Bazentin-Le-Petit Military Cemetery
Additional information: Born in Scotland. Son of John Graham Geddes and Eleanor Elizabeth Geddes of “Clyde”, Palmerston, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia.

Rutherglen Lore information: Son of Mrs. Geddes, late Wardlaw Drive, Rutherglen.
Australian Attestation information: Place of birth – Rutherglen; trade – telephone mechanic; NOK – mother Mrs. E Geddes, Clyde Street, Cottesloe Beach; father died in Scotland.
1901 census information:
Address: 3 Wardlawhill Street, Rutherglen.
Father: John (42) dredging and diving contractor, born about 1859 in Glasgow.
Mother: Elizabeth (39) born about 1862 in England.
Sister: Christina (19) mantle machinist, born about 1882 in Glasgow.
Sister: Bessie (18) pupil teacher, born about 1883 in Glasgow.
Sister: Annie (16) clerkess, born about 1885 in Glasgow.
Brother: George (14) apprentice ironmonger, born about 1887 in Glasgow.
Brother: Harry (8) born about 1893 in Glasgow.
Sister: Jeannie (5) clerkess, born about 1896 in Rutherglen.
Self: Alfred (3) born about 1898 in Rutherglen.
Brother: Harvey (6 months) born about 1900 in Rutherglen.