Name:-   Howie, James M.

Nationality:-    UK

Age :-   44

Rank:-   Staff Searjeant (Mech.)

Number:-  M/08661

Medal:-    Army

Regiment / ship:-  No. 16 (Egypt) Mobile Repair Unit, Army Services Corps.

Date of death:-   30th October 1918

Cemetery / Memorial:-    Gaza War Cemetery, Israel.

Area of cemetery / memorial :-    XXVII.G.2.

Family information:-    Son of Mr. and Mrs. Howie, Lorne Villa, Rattray; husband of Mary J. Longmuir Howie, Park Terrace, Rattray, Blairgowrie.

Extra information:-

1881 Census for Rattray

"Lorne Cottage"

James Howie, 36, married, born Rattray, Joiner (employing 4 men and 2 apprentices)

Susan Howie,35, married, born Ruthven, Forfar

Marjory Howie, 12, daughter, born Rattray

George Howie, 9, son, born Rattray

James Howie, 6, son, born Rattray

Isabella Howie, 2, daughter, born Rattray

Charles McKinnin, 8, nephew, scholar, born Ruthven Forfar.

1891 Census

Mill Road, Lorne Cottage, Rattray

James Howie, head, 46, joiner, b. Rattray

Susan Howie, wife, 44, b. Ruthven, Forfarshire

George Howie, son, 19, apprentice cater, b. Rattray

James Howie, son, 16, scholar, b. Rattray

Isabella Howie, daughter, 12, scholar, b. Rattray


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