James Gallagher

James Gallagher
Rank: Private
Service No: S/15940
Place of Birth: Rutherglen
Date of Death: 11/05/1915
Theatre of Death: F&F
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders (2nd Bn.)
Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

Rutherglen Lore information: Sons of Mrs. Gallagher, 21 Regent Street, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Mother Mary Gallagher
1901 census information:
Address: 192 Main Street, Rutherglen.
Father: John (59) steel work labourer, born about 1842 in Ireland.
Mother: Mary (37) born about 1864 in Ireland
Self: James (15) steel work labourer, born about 1886 in Rutherglen.
Brother: Patrick (13) born about 1888 in Rutherglen.
Brother: John (11) born about 1890 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Mary (8) born about 1893 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Margaret (5) born about 1896 in Rutherglen.
Brother: Joseph (2) born about 1899 in Rutherglen.
Brother: Charles (3 months) born about 1901 in Rutherglen.

Evening Times 14/6/1915

Newspaper transcript – Rutherglen. Mrs Gallagher, 21 Regent Street, Rutherglen, has received official intimation of the death of her son Private James Gallacher (28), of the 2nd Cameron Highlanders who was killed at the front. He formerly worked at Newton Steel Works. Mrs Gallagher is a widow and has another son Patrick, who is also at the front in the same regiment.

Brother of Patrick Gallagher.