Augustine Ralstone

Augustine Ralstone (Augustus Ralston)
Rank: Private
Service No: 17116
Place of Birth: Rutherglen
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Theatre of Death: F&F
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry 10th Bn
Memorial: Loos Memorial

Rutherglen Lore information: Brother of Mrs Gillanders, Burn Road, Rutherglen.
1901 census information:
Address: 5 Mitchell Street, Rutherglen.
Father: William (49) pottery stoneware thrower, born about 1852 in Glasgow.
Mother: Martha (45) born about 1856 in Ayrshire.
Brother: William (25)  soldier private infantry, born about 1876 in Glasgow
Sister: Martha (17) power loom weaver, born about 1884 in Perth.
Self: Augustine (13) born about 1888 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Annie (10) born about 1891 in Rutherglen.
Niece: Anne C (3) born about 1898 in Rutherglen.

Mrs Gillanders is Augustine’s sister Louisa.

Augustus is commemorated on CWGC and SNWM under the name John Ralston however pension ledgers and index cards have him recorded as Augustus.