Colin Turner Shearer

Colin Turner Shearer

Rank: Private
Service No: 57568
Place of Birth: Glasgow
Date of Death: 2/10/1918
Theatre of Death: F&F
Age: 19
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry (18th Bn)
Cemetery: Voormezeele Enclosure No 3
Additional information: Son or Mr and Mrs Andrew Shearer of Rutherglen.

Rutherglen Lore information: Son of Mr and Mrs And Shearer, P.O. Telephone Exchange.
Soldier’s Effects information: Mother Helen Shearer.
1901 census information:
Address: 33 Gardner Street, Glasgow .
Father: Andrew (32), postman, born about 1869 in Glasgow.
Mother: Helen (33) born about 1868 in Bowling.
Brother: Andrew (3) born about 1898 in Glasgow.
Self: Colin T (2) born about 1899 in Glasgow.
1911 census information:
The family are living in Anderston, Glasgow. The family comprises Andrew 43, Helen 45, Charles 23, Colin T 11, Margaret G 9, Janet B 7 and Malcolm M 4

Also commemorated on the memorial at Stonelaw High School, Rutherglen and West Parish Church, Rutherglen.