Edward Gilmour

Edward Gilmour
Rank: Private
Service No: 8269
Place of Birth: Glasgow
Date of Death: 22/4/1915
Theatre of Death: F&F
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers (1st Bn.)
Cemetery: Voormezeele Enclosures No. 1 and No. 2

Soldier’s Effects information: Father Thomas, sisters Mrs J Annie Houston, Mrs D Margaret McCann and Mrs Elizabeth Primrose.
1891 census information:
Address: 51 Peel Street, Camlachie.
Father: Thomas (38) print field colour maker, born about 1853 in Bothwell.
Mother: Mary Jane (36) born about 1855 in Ireland.
Sister: Annie (13) lace darner, born about 1878 in Glasgow.
Sister: Margaret (11) born about 1880 in Glasgow.
Sister: Elizabeth (9) born about 1882 in Glasgow.
Self: Edward (4) born about 1887 in Glasgow.
Brother: Thomas (1) born about 1890 in Glasgow.
Grandfather: John (66) retired gardener, born about 1825 in Ireland.

Evening Times 15/5/1915

Newspaper transcript – Official word has been received by Mr T. Gilmour, 130 Farmloan Road, Rutherglen, that his son Private E. Gilmour, of the Royal Scots Fusiliers, was killed on Hill 60. He joined the colours about six years ago. He left with his regiment early in August, and been through the whole campaign up to Hill 60. He was a native of Rutherglen.