Name:- Grubb, John
Age :- 38
Rank:- Colour Serjeant
Regiment / ship:- "C" Coy., 4th Bn. Royal Scots Fusiliers
Date of death:- 22nd August 1914
Cemetery / Memorial:- Rattray Parish Churchyard
Area of cemetery / memorial :- North-east corner
Family information:- Husband of Jane Grubb, 63 William Street, BlairgowrieCWGC = AB ; Rated AB Higher Grade 6/1/17 vice KX/207 H. Horner ; A Ploughman ; b.17/7/1894 ; Next-of-Kin & home address: Grandmother, Isabella Grant, 4 Terminus St., Blairgowrie, Perthshire ; Possibly the brother of Clyde Z/3495 AB Hugh Grant, Hawke KIA 4/2/17.
Balmoral Road, Craig Mill, Rattray, Perthshire
John Grubb, head, 51, flax dresser, b. Leith, Edinburgh
Nancy Grubb, daughter, 16, flax spinner, b. RattrayJohn Grubb, son, 14, flax mill worker, b. Rattray
nothing in either the Scottish or English 1901 census. As John was a Colour Sergeant, is it possible that he was serving in the army in 1901, and might have been serving abroad?
A Military History of Perthshire 1899 - 1902
Here there is mention of the above, under Royal Scots Fusiliers...
"Enlisted 1894. Served in Campaign on North-West Frontier of India (with Tirah Expeditionary Force), 1897 - 8 (medal with clasps "Punjaub Frontier, 1897 - 8," and "Tirah, 1897 - 8). Still serving."
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