Service No: 645
Place of Birth: Glasgow
Date of Death: 21/04/1915
Theatre of Death: F&F
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (1st Bn)
Memorial: Poperinghe Old Military Cemetery
Additional information: Son of Sarah Sharkey of 9 Victoria Street, Rutherglen and the late Alexander Sharkey. Full name recorded as William Jacob DeTimes Sharkey.
Rutherglen Lore information: Son of Mrs Sharkey, 8 Bouverie Street, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Mother Sarah Helen Sharkey
1901 census information:
Address: 22 Harriet Street, Rutherglen.
Father: Alexander (65) tailor’s pressers, born about 1836 in Ireland.
Mother: Sarah (30) born about 1871 in England.
Brother: Samuel (9) born about 1892 in Glasgow.
Self: William (7) born about 1894 in Glasgow.
Sister: Charlotte (3) born about 1898 in Rutherglen.
Brother: Moses (1) born about 1900 in Rutherglen.