Name:-   Scrimgeour, Peter M.

Nationality:-    UK

Age :-   22

Rank:-   Private

Number:-  S/5509

Medal:-

Service:-   Army

Regiment / ship:-  1st Bn., Seaforth Highlanders

Date of death:-   9th May 1915

Cemetery / Memorial:-    Le Touret Memorial, France

Area of cemetery / memorial :-    Panel 38 and 39

Family information:-    Son of James and Margaret Scrimgeour.  Husband of Georgina Scrimgeour, "Upper Rossie Farm", Auchtermuchty, Fife.

Extra information:-

1901 Census

Cairnie, St. Madoes, Perthshire

James Scrimgeour, head, 34, railway surface man, b. Perth, Perthshire

Margit Scrimgeour, wife, 27, b. Kinnaird, Perthshire

Peter Scrimgeour, son, 7, scholar, b. St. Madoes

Thomas Scrimgeour, son, 4, b. Forgandenny, Perthshire

Maggie Scrimgeour, daughter, 1, b. St. Madoes

Blairgowrie Advertiser 12th June 1915 page 8

"Cargill Man Killed"

Official intimation has been received of the death in action on 9th May of Peter M. Scrimgeour, eldest son of Mr. James Scrimgeour, Balhomie Farm, Cargill.  Deceased who was only 22 years of age, leaves a widow and two children, who reside at Auchtermuchty.  At one time deceased was driver in the H.Q. Coy of the A.S.C. at Perth. At the outbreak of War he was employed as a ploughman with Mr. Webster, Grange, Newburgh, and enlisted in the Seaforths'. He went to the Front in January.

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