John Douglas

John Douglas
Rank: Private
Service No: S/9645
Place of Birth: Glasgow
Date of Death: 19/07/1916
Theatre of Death: Persian Gulf
Age: 38
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders (1st Bn.)
Cemetery: Amara War Cemetery
Additional information: Husband of Mary Armstrong Douglas of 2 Arnott Street, Rutherglen.

Soldier’s Effects information: Widow Mary Armstrong Douglas.

Evening Times 14/8/1916

Newspaper transcript – Mrs Douglas, 430 Webster Street, has received official intimation that her husband, Private John Douglas, Seaforth Highlanders, died at the Persian Gulf through the effects of heat. He was 38 years of age. Prior to the war he was employe in Messrs Dixon’s Collieries (No. 6 Pit) as a miner.

Also commemorated on the family headstone in Rutherglen Cemetery.