Robert Aitken

Robert Aitken
Rank: Private
Service No: 24889
Place of Birth: Rutherglen
Date of Death: 19/11/1916
Theatre of Death: Salonika
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (11th Bn.)
Cemetery: Karasouli Military Cemetery
Additional Information: Son of William and Catherine Aitken, 23 Regent Street, Rutherglen.

Rutherglen Lore information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Aitken, 23 Regent Street, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Father William Aitken.
1901 census information:
Address: 140 Main Street, Rutherglen.
Father: William (43) pottery overseer, born about 1858 in Renfrewshire.
Mother: Kate (40) born about 1861 in Pollokshaws.
Brother: William (19) grocers’ assistant, born about 1882 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Joan (11) born about 1890 in Rutherglen.
Self: Robert (4) born about 1897 in England.
Sister: Kate (2) born about 1899 in Rutherglen.
1901 census information:
The family are living in Rutherglen. The family comprises William 54, Catherine 50, Joan 21, Robert 14, Catherine 12 and Margaret 9.

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