Name:-     Adam, Alexander Rollo

Nationality:-     UK

Age :-    21

Rank:-    Private   

Number:-    15193


Service:-     Army

Regiment / Ship:-    1st Bn., Scots Guards

Date of death:-    Tuesday 9 October,1917

Cemetery / Memorial:-    Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Area of Cemetery / Memorial:-    Panel 10

Family information:-    

Son of James and Jessie Ann Adam - The Laurels, Perth Road, Blairgowrie (this is now a guest house on the corner of Perth Road and Golf Course Road)


1901 Census

Loaning, Clunie, Perthshire

James Adam, head, 49, farmer, b. Lintrathen, Forfarshire

Jessie A Adam, wife, 46, b. Lintrathen, Forfarshire

Annie E R Adam, daughter, 13, scholar, b. Lintrathen, Forfarshire

William G Adam, son, 9, scholar, b. Lintrathen, Forfarshire

Alexander R Adam, son, 5, b. Airlie, Forfarshire

John H Adam, son, 2, b. Clunie

Isabella C Robertson, servant, 14, general domestic servant, b. Alyth, Perthshire


Extra information:-

Alexander Rollo Adam was born on 13th February, 1896, and left Blairgowrie High School on 6th September, 1912.  At the time of the 1903 School Register, the family were living at "Loaning", Clunie, Blairgowrie.  "Loaning" is situated about half a mile to the north of Loch of Clunie off the A923 west of Blairgowrie.


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