Service No: 332862
Place of Birth: Rutherglen
Date of Death: 29/09/1918
Theatre of Death: F&F
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry (9th (Glasgow Hds.)Bn.)
Cemetery: Targelle Ravine British Cemetery, Villers-Guislain
Soldier’s Effects information: Mother Margaret Samson.
1901 census information:
Address: 7 Crawford Place, Rutherglen.
Father: John (39) coal miner hewer, born about 1862 in Rutherglen.
Mother: Margaret (36) born about 1865 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Jane (14) factory message girl, born about 1887 in Rutherglen.
Brother: John (12) born about 1889 in Rutherglen.
Brother: Colin (10) born about 1891 in Rutherglen.
Brother: William (8) born about 1893 in Rutherglen.
Brother: Hamilton (5) born about 1896 in Rutherglen.
Self: Matthew (2) born about 1899 in Rutherglen.
Brother of William M Samson