James Crawford Danks

James Crawford Danks
Rank: Sergeant
Service No: Ply/8357
Date of Death: 01/11/1914
Theatre of Death: HMS ‘Monmouth’
Age: 35
Regiment/Service: Royal Marine Light Infantry
Memorial: Plymouth Naval Memorial
Additional information: Husband of Ethel Rosalind Danks of 3 Hope Place, Plymouth.

Royal Marines Register of Service information: DOB 7th November 1878; enlistment date 15th December 1896.
Army and Navy Birth, Marriage and Death Records information: Born 7th November 1878 in Bridgeton. Widow Ethel Rosalind Danks, 40 St. Paul’s Street, Stonehouse, Plymouth.
1911 census information:
Address: 38 Pier Street, Plymouth.
Self: James Crawford (31) sergeant, Royal Marine Light Infantry, born about 1880 in Bridgeton.
Wife: Ethel Rosalind (26) born about 1885 in Plymouth.
Son: George Hector (1 month) born about 1911 in Plymouth.
1891 census information:
Address: 1 Ruskin Terrace, Rutherglen.
Father: John (39) railway clerk, born about 1852 in Dalry.
Mother: Amelia (41) born about 1850 in England.
Brother: John (18) apprentice engineer, born about 1873 in Glasgow.
Sister: Annie Q (16) dressmaker, born about 1875 in Glasgow.
Brother: Francis (14) office boy, born about 1877 in Glasgow.
Sister: Jessie E (9) born about 1882 in Glasgow.
Brother: Augustus C (6) born about 1885 in Glasgow.
Brother: William W R (4) born about 1887 in Glasgow.

Also commemorated on the family headstone in Rutherglen Cemetery.