Service No: 12807/GS6193
Place of Birth: Glassford, Lanarkshire
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons)
Attestation Papers information: Royal engineers (service no. 1807) John Carningham born about 1882 in Glassford; living at 7 Victoria Street, Rutherglen; previously in the 2nd Bn. Scots Rifles; trade – mason; discharged on 22.04/1909 at own request (leaving the country); NOK Mrs. John Carningham (mother).
Medal Roll: Enlisted 29/08/14, discharged 01/04/18.
Ancestry information: Parents were John Carningham and Janet Warnock. He married Jane McPherson Buist on 9th July 1909 in Rutherglen. He had 2 children – John Warnock born 10th August 1910 at 21 Cathcart Road, Rutherglen and Peter born about 1909 in Glasgow. John died in 1924 in Glasgow and is buried at Glassford Cemetery.
1891 census information:
Address: 4 Campbell Close, Cambusnethan.
Father: John (32) Coachman, born about 1859 in Strathaven.
Mother: Janet (29) born about 1862 in Strathaven.
Brother: Henry (4) born about 1887 in Wishaw.
Self: John (8) born about 1883 in Glassford.