Name :-   Kidd, George Panton

Nationality :-    UK

Age :-   22

Rank :-   Able Seaman

Number :-  Clyde Z/437

Medal :-

Service :-   

Regiment / ship :-  Drake Bn.

Date of death :-   7th January, 1916

Cemetery / Memorial :-  Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Turkey

Area of cemetery / memorial :-    Grave Sp. Mem. B.1.

Family information :-    Son of George Panton Kidd and Elizabeth Brough Kidd

Extra information :-

Enlisted 29/9/14 ; Drake Bn. C/1402 3/11/14-23/6/15 Myalgia, rejoined Drake Bn. 3/7/15-7/1/16 DD.

An Engineer. Home address: 25 Regent Murray St., Overnewton, Glasgow. Born March 11th 1893, in Blairgowrie, Perthshire, the second son of George Panton Kidd, plumber, and Elizabeth (née Brough) Kidd, of 52 High Street, Blairgowrie. He was educated at Blairgowrie High School, and was unmarried. After leaving school he served his apprenticeship at the Greenbank Agricultural Works, Blairgowrie, and later at the Fairfield Engineering Works, Govan, Lanarkshire.

1901 Census

21, The Croft, Blairgowrie, Perthshire

George P Kidd, head, 37, plumber, b. Blairgowrie

Elizabeth Kidd, wife, 36, b. Blairgowrie

Jane Kidd, daughter, 12, scholar, b. Blairgowrie

Robert Kidd, son, 10, scholar, b. Blairgowrie

George Kidd, son, 8, scholar, b. Blairgowrie

Alfred Kidd, son, 5, scholar, b. Blairgowrie

David Kidd, son, 3, b. Blairgowrie