Harry McTaggart

Harry McKerlie McTaggart
Rank: Private
Service No: S/16630
Place of Birth: Barony
Date of Death: 11/05/1919
Theatre of Death: F&F
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders (2nd Bn.)
Cemetery: Bedford House Cemetery
Additional information: Grandson of Mrs. Mary H McKerlie of 67 Glasgow Road, Rutherglen.

Rutherglen Lore information: Grandson of Mrs. McKerlie, 67 Glasgow Road, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s effects information: Grandmother Mary McKerlie.
1911 census information:
Address: 27 Farie Street, Rutherglen.
Grandfather: John (66) retired forrester, born about  1835 in Inch.
Grandmother: Mary (53) born about 1848 in Stranraer.
Uncle: James (20) joiner, born about 1881 in Inch.
Half-brother: Robert (10) born about 1891 in Inch.
Half-brother: John (7) born about 1894 in Inch.
Half-brother: William (4) born about 1897 in Inch.
Self: Henry McTaggart (6) born about 1895 in Inch.

Daily Record 14/6/1915

Newspaper transcript – intelligence has been conveyed to Mrs. McKerlie, 69 Glasgow Road, Rutherglen, that her grandson has been killed at the front. His names was H. McTaggare, 20 years of age, and he served in the 2nd Battalion Cameron Highlanders, which regiment he joined on the 5th January. He had formerly been employed with Messrs. Brown, shipbuilders, Clydebank. 

Also commemorated on the memorial in West Parish Church, Rutherglen.

Half-brother of Robert McKerlie