Service No: 15976
Place of Birth: Rutherglen
Date of Death: 15/10/1916
Theatre of Death: F&F
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers (6th/7th Bn.)
Cemetery: Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe
Additional information: Son of Edward and Mary Harkins; husband of Jeanie Harkins of 8 Bouverie Street, Rutherglen. Native of Rutherglen.
Rutherglen Lore information: Husband of Mrs. Harkins, 8 Bouverie Street, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Widow Jeanie Harkins and children.
1901 census information:
Address: 93 New Street, Rutherglen.
Father: Edward (37) coal miner, born about 1864 in Glasgow.
Mother: Mary (36) born about 1865 in Ireland.
Brother: Edward (19) coal miner, born about 1882 in Rutherglen.
Self: Patrick (15) miner, born about 1886 in Rutherglen.
Brother: James (13) born about 1888 in Rutherglen.
Brother: Daniel (11) born about 1890 in Rutherglen.
Brother: Michael (10) born about 1891 in Rutherglen.
Brother: John (7) born about 1894 in Rutherglen.
Brother: Hope* (4) born about 1897 in Govan.
Brother: William (2) born about 1899 in Rutherglen.
Uncle: Daniel (30) coal miner, born about 1871 in Glasgow.
*Hope may be a transcription error.