Robert Lappin

Robert Lappin
Rank: Private
Service No: 332053
Place of Birth: Glasgow
Date of Death: 09/06/1918
Theatre of Death: F&F
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Cemetery: Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.2
Additional information: Native of Glasgow

Rutherglen Lore information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Lappin, 3 Jedburgh Avenue, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Father James Lappin.
1901 census information:
Address: 12 Lade Street, Largs.
Father: James (31) fruit merchant, born about 1870 in Glasgow.
Mother: Catherine (27) born about 1874 in Dunoon..
Self: Robert (4) born about 1890 in Glasgow.
Brother: James M (3) born about 1897 in Cambuslang.
1911 Census information:
The family are living in Rutherglen. The family comprises James 42, Catherine 36, Robert 14 and James M 13.

Also commemorated on the memorial at West Parish Church, Rutherglen and Stonelaw High School, Rutherglen.