Name :-   Dargie, John

Nationality :-   UK

Age :-   22

Rank :-   Gunner

Number :-  1787344

Medal :-

Service :-   Army

Regiment / ship :-  9 Coast  Regt., Royal Artillery

Date of death :-   5th March 1943

Cemetery / Memorial :-   Singapore Memorial, Singapore

Area of cemetery / memorial :-   Column 16

Family information :-   Son of William and Jane Dargie, Ardler, Meigle, Perthshire. B 1920

John Dargie and Isabella Balharrie were married on 26 January 1886 at 65, Glebe Street, Dundee, where they both lived. He was 25, a lorry driver, the son of Agnes Dargie, afterwards Cowie (deceased), and she was the daughter of James Balharrie, lorry driver, and Margaret Mitchell. Witness were James Ballharrie and Isabella Cowie.

Robert Shepherd and Jane Lamond were married on 6 December 1884, at 3 Powis Place, Aberdeen, Aberdeen shire. He was 27, a railway porter of (I think) Goodside, Newtyle, the son of Robert G(?) Shepherd, railway surfaceman and Barbara (?) I canít read her last name. Jane, was a domestic servant, 24, of (I canít read the address, but it looks like Colton or Cotton something, Aberdeen.



Extra information :-

I think that this is Johnís parentsÖ

Married 23 March 1917 at Station Cottage, Ardler, Kettins, Angus, Scotland, William Ballharrie Steven Dargie, railway signalman, 20, of Ardler Village, Meigle, son of John Dargie, roadman and Isabella Balharrie, and Jane Shepherd, domestic servant, 30, Station Cottage, Ardler, Kettins, daughter of Robert Shepherd, railway signalman, and Jane Lamond. Witnesses Albert Dargie and Mary Shepherd.

1911 census Ė

East Ardler, Angus

John Dargie, head, 51, grieve on farm, worker, b. Meigle, Perthshire

Bella Dargie, wife, 46, b. Maines of Strathmartin, Forfarshire

William Dargie, son, 14, b. Liff and Benvie, Forfarshire

David Dargie, son, 12, b. Liff and Benvie, Forfarshire

Albert Dargie, son, 9, b. Tealing, Forfarshire

Margaret Baharry, visitor, 69, widow, b. Kirriemuir, Forfarshire

Next door there is a John Dargie, head, 18, ploughman, b. Dundee, Forfarshire

Next door to John Dargie, are Janeís parents Ö

Robert Shepherd, head, 58, signalman, working for the railway company, b. Lumphanan, Aberdeenshire

Jane Shepherd, wife, 51, b. Leochel-Cushnie, Aberdeenshire

Barbara Shepherd, daughter (V), 21, general servant domestic, b. Kettins, Forfarshire

William Shepherd, son, 13, b.Kettins

Beatrice Shepherd, daughter, 11, b. Kettins

(Leochel-Cushnie is 7.2 miles north-west of Lumphanan)