Name:-   Craigie, David

Nationality:-    UK

Age :-   18

Rank:-   Private

Number:-  3513


Service:-   Army

Regiment / ship:-  Scottish Horse

Date of death:-   Thursday 2nd September 1915

Cemetery / Memorial:-    Helles Memorial, Turkey

Area of cemetery / memorial :-    Panel 21

Family information:-    Son of Robert Taylor Craigie & Jessie Craigie, 21 George Street, Blairgowrie

1901 Census

53, High Street, Blairgowrie, Perthshire

Robert G Craigie, head, 39, slater, b. Blairgowrie

Jessie R Craigie, wife, 39, b. Blairgowrie

William Craigie, son, 19, savings bank clerk, b. Blairgowrie

Margaret Craigie, daughter, 13, scholar, b. Blairgowrie

Jessie Craigie, daughter, 7, scholar, b. Blairgowrie

David Craigie, son, 3, b. Blairgowrie

Extra information:-

The following information is from the 1881 Census

David's father, Robert, may be the Robert T. Craigie, aged 19, who was living ay 17 George Street, Blairgowrie with his parents William, aged 59, a slater employing three men.  William's wife is Jane M. Craigie, aged 51.  Also in the house was a daughter, Euphemia, aged 27, and a son James N. Craigie, aged 15.

Robert T. Craigie is listed as being a slater too.

Robert Taylor Craigie was born on 17th May 1861, the son of William Craigie and Jane Ramsay. He had siblings (uncles and aunts of David) - Jane born 4th August 1855; John born 7th August 1857; Margaret Jane born 2nd August 1864; Caroline born 1st February 1869, all in Blairgowrie.


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