Service No: 42270
Place of Birth: Glasgow
Date of Death: 09/08/1918
Theatre of Death: F&F
Regiment/Service: King’s Own Scottish Borderers (1st/4th Bn.)
Cemetery: Ligny-St. Flochel British Cemetery, Averdoingt
Additional information: Son of James and Annie McEwen Mackie of 15 Woodside Avenue, Rutherglen.
Rutherglen Lore information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Mackie of 15 Woodside Avenue, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Father James Mackie.
De Ruvigny’s Roll of Honour information: s. of James Mackie of 15 Woodside Ave, Rutherglen, by his wife, Annie, dau. of James McEwan; b. Glasgow in 1899; was a clerk to a firm of Surveyors and Valuators; joined the 2/1st Lanarkshire Yeomanry 2 March 1917; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from 13 April 1918; transferred there to the King’s Own Scottish Borderers and died at No. 33 Casualty Clearing Station 9 Aug. following, from wounds received in action at Vimy Ridge on the 6th.
1901 census information:
Address: 107 Summerfield Street, Bridgeton.
Father: James (40) power loom tenter, born about 1861 in Blantyre.
Mother: Annie (37) born about 1864 in Kilmarnock.
Brother: Thomas (12) born about 1889 in Hamilton.
Brother: James (11) born about 1890 in Hamilton.
Sister: Francis (8) born about 1893 in Hamilton.
Sister: Janet (6) born about 1895 in Hamilton.
Brother: Frederick (4) born about 1897 in Hamilton.
Self: Alfred (2) born about 1899 in Glasgow.