Service No: 8507
Place of Birth: Rutherglen
Date of Death: 20/1/1916
Theatre of Death: Asiatic Theatres
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders (1st Bn)
Cemetery: Basra Memorial
Additional information: Son of William and Martha Crosson Speirs, 21 Boden Street, Bridgeton.
Rutherglen Lore information: Son of Mrs and Mrs Speirs, 21 Baden Street, Bridgeton.
Soldier’s Effects information: Mother Martha Crossan Speirs.
1901 census information:
Address: 15 Spittal Row, Rutherglen.
Father: William (37) coal miner , born about 1864 in Renfrewshire.
Mother: Martha (29) born about 1866 in Whitburn.
Sister: Martha (9) born about 1892 in Rutherglen.
Brother: James (7) born about 1894 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Allison (4) born about 1897 in Rutherglen.
Self: William (3) born about 1898 in Rutherglen.