Robert Simpson

Robert Simpson

Rank: Gunner
Service No: 192635
Place of Birth: Rutherglen
Date of Death: 31/7/1917
Theatre of Death: F&F
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery “B” Bay. 71st Bde
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Cemetery
Additional information: Son of William and Margaret Simpson of 85 Westerton Avenue, Drumchapel, Glasgow. Born at Rutherglen.

Rutherglen Lore information: Son of Mr and Mrs Wm Simpson, 9 Melrose Avenue, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Father William Simpson
1901 census information:
The family are living in Rutherglen. The family comprises William 36, Margaret 38, Lizzie 12, Jessie 10, Mary 8, Robert 6 and Maggie 3.
1911 census information:
The family are living in Rutherglen. The family comprises Margaret 48, Jessie 20, Mary 18, Robert 16 and Maggie 13.

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