Name:-   Russell, Peter Lamont

Nationality:-    UK

Age :-   22

Rank:-   Private

Number:-  9293


Service:-   Army

Regiment / ship:-  2nd Bn., Scots Guards

Date of death:-   18th December 1914

Cemetery / Memorial:-    Ploegsteert memorial

Area of cemetery / memorial :-    Panel 1

Family information:-    Son of William Russell, "Loanfoot", Fowlis Weater, Crieff, Perthshire and Catherine Lamont Russell

Extra information:-

1901 census

3, Terminus Street, Blairgowrie, Perthshire

Elizabeth Lamont, head, 72, housekeeper, b. Dull, Perthshire

Elizabeth Lamont, grand-daughter, 17, jute weaver, b. Blairgowrie

Peter Russell, grandson, 8, scholar, b. Glencarse, Perthshire

Peter Keir, boarder, 28, railway porter, b. Tulloch, Perthshire

In the Blairgowrie Advertiser 6th February 1915 page 4, there is an obituary for Peter Russell. It says he was "brought to Blair as a child and spent his boyhood here"

There was a memorial service held for Peter and George MacKenzie in Blairgowrie Parish Church .

In the Blairgowrie High School Register he is listed as being the son of William Russell, Terminus Street, Blairgowrie.  His date of birth is the 8th January 1893.  He left school on 30th August 1906.

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