James Brown


James Brown
Rank: Private
Service No: 60
Place of Birth: Rutherglen
Date of Death: 20/07/1916
Theatre of Death: France
Age: 39
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (‘D’ Coy. 5th Bn.)
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial
Additional information: Son of Thomas and Margaret Murray Brown of 194 Mill Street, Rutherglen.

Rutherglen Lore information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Brown, 194 Mill Street, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Father Thomas Brown.
1901 census information:
Address: 45 Farme Loan Road, Rutherglen.
Father: Thomas (42) power loom factory drawer, born about 1859 in Rutherglen.
Mother: Margaret (43) born about 1858 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Christina (17) typist, born about 1884 in Rutherglen.
Self: James (13) born about 1888 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Allison (11) born about 1890 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Margaret (3 months) born about 1901 in Rutherglen.

Also commemorated on the Memorial at St Johns Operative Lodge No 347, Rutherglen and the family headstone in Rutherglen Cemetery.

 

*Not 100% sure that this is the correct James as the age is ten years different to the age on the CWGC website however all other details are correct.