Joseph McCaig

Joseph McCaig MM
Rank: Sergeant
Service No: 330083
Place of Birth: Johnstone, Renfrewshire
Date of Death: 15/07/1916
Theatre of Death: F&F
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry (9th (Glasgow Hdrs.) Bn.)
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial
Additional information: Son of James and Rebecca McCaig of 12 Union Place, Rutherglen.

Rutherglen Lore information: Son of James McCaig, 12 Union Place, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Father James and brothers James and William McCaig.
1901 census information:
Address: 22 Ewing Street, Kilbarchan.
Father: James (30) iron dresser, born about 1871 in Houston, Renfrewshire.
Mother: Rebecca (33) born about 1868 in Kilbarchan.
Brother: James (9) born about 1892 in Kilbarchan.
Brother: John (7) born about 1894 in Kilbarchan.
Self: Joseph (6) born about 1896 in Kilbarchan.
1911 census information:
The family are living in Rutherglen. The family comprises James 40, Rebecca 42, James 19, John 17, Joseph 16 and William 8.

Also commemorated on the memorial at West Parish Church, Rutherglen.