Service No: S/6784
Place of Birth: Rutherglen
Date of Death: 10/12/1915
Theatre of Death: F&F
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (11th Bn.)
Cemetery: Quarry Cemetery, Vermelles
Rutherglen Lore information: Husband of Mrs Rainey, 277 King Street, Rutherglen.
Attestation Papers information: James lived at 177 King Street Rutherglen. He was 23 years old and a fireman. He married Catherine Murdoch on 27 June 1912 at the West Manse, Rutherglen. He had two children John born 26 September 1912 and James born 25 June 1914 both born at 177 King Street, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Widow Catherine Rainey.
1901 census information:
Address: 175 King Street, Rutherglen.
Father: John (42) stoker in foundry, born about 1859 in Ireland.
Mother: Matilda (34) born about 1867 in Busby.
Brother: John (16) locomotive engine cleaner, born about 1885 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Mary (14) finishing cotton worker, born about 1887 in Rutherglen.
Self: James (11) born about 1890 in Rutherglen.
Brother: Arthur (7) born about 1894 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Agnes (5) born about 1896 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Matilda (3) born about 1898 in Rutherglen.
Brother: William (1) born about 1900 in Rutherglen.