Peter Ogilvie

Peter Ogilvie
Rank: Private
Service No: 7830
Place of Birth: Rutherglen
Date of Death: 08/03/1916
Theatre of Death: Mesopotamia
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry (1st Bn.)
Memorial: Basra Memorial

Rutherglen Lore information: Son of Mrs. Stewart, 27 Victoria Street, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s effects information: Guardian of children Henry Bell Gilchrist. Marion Gilchrist.
1901 census information:
Address: 4 Eastfield View, Rutherglen.
Step Father: Thomas Stewart (69) colliery night watchman, born about 1832 in Ireland.
Mother: Jane Stewart (51) born about 1850 in Elgin.
Brother: Alexander (25) colliery labourer, born about 1876 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Jane (20) twine batter, born about 1881 in Rutherglen.
Self: Peter (16) tube work labourer, born about 1885 in Rutherglen.
Brother: William (14) assistant rail carter, born about 1887 in Rutherglen.
Half sister: Margaret Stewart (12) born about 1889 in Rutherglen.
Half sister: Annie Stewart (10) born about 1891 in Rutherglen.
1911 census information:
The family are living in Rutherglen. The family comprises. Peter 26, Marion 24, Marion 4 and William J 24.

Evening Times 7/4/1916

Newspaper transcript – Mrs Stewart, 27 Victoria Street, Rutherglen, has been officially notified that her son Private Peter Ogilvie, H.L.I., has died from wounds inflicted in action. He was a Reservist, and was called up on the outbreak of the war. He had engaged in much of the hard fighting in various campaigns. He leaves a widow and two children.