Robert Kilpatrick

Robert Kilpatrick
Rank: Sergeant
Service No: 6816
Place of Birth: Rutherglen
Date of Death: 25/09/1915
Theatre of Death: Unknown
Age: 41
Regiment/Service: King’s Own Scottish Borderers
Cemetery: Mazingarbe Communal Cemetery
Additional information: Husband of Alice Kilpatrick of 20 Franklin Street, Bridgeton, Glasgow.

Rutherglen Lore information: Mill Street, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Widow Alice and daughter Grace Kilpatrick.
1891 census information:
Address: 49 Bouverie Street, Rutherglen.
Father: Alexander (56) coal miner, born about 1835 in Ireland.
Mother: Grace (50) born about 1841 in Rutherglen.
Brother: John Kilpatrick (21) coal miner, born about 1870 in Rutherglen.
Self: Robert (17) coal miner, born about 1874 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Mary (16) power loom weaver, born about 1875 in Rutherglen.
Aunt: Lizzie Bennie (47) domestic servant, born about 1844 in Rutherglen.
1911 census information:
The family are living in Rutherglen. The family comprises Robert 36, Alice 33 and Grace 1.

Evening Times 27/10/1915

Newspaper transcript – Official notification has been received on the death of Sergeant Robert Kilpatrick, 70 Mill Street, Rutherglen, who was killed in France. He served in the King’s Own Scottish Borderers. He was a native of Rutherglen and worked in the Fairie Colliery prior to joining the Army. He served in India and other countries prior to the war. He leaves a widow and one child.