Henry Slight

Henry Slight
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 35039
Place of Birth: Glasgow
Date of Death: 27/8/1918
Theatre of Death: F&F
Age: 33
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots (4th Bn)
Cemetery: Douchy-Les-Ayette British Cemetery
Additional information: Son of George and Isabella Slight; husband of Christina Gemmell Slight of 17 Regent Street, Rutherglen.

Rutherglen Lore information: Husband of Mrs Slight, 17 Regent Street, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Widow Christina Slight and children.
1901 census information:
Address: 36 Milton Street, Glasgow.
Father: George (49) stoneware thrower, born about 1852 in Portobello.
Self: Henry (14) contractor’s vanboy, born about 1887 in Glasgow.
Brother: William (12) born about 1889 in Glasgow.
Brother: Andrew (9) born about 1892 in Glasgow.
1911 census information:
The family are living in Rutherglen. The family comprises Henry 24, Christina 28 and George 1.

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