Remembering those who fought in the Great War.

Humphrey McFarlane

Husband of Mrs. McFarlane, 65 Rue End Street, Greenock.

Humphrey was born on 28 July 1874 at Ann Street, Greenock. His parents were Duncan and Agnes McFarlane.

He married Mary Donaldson on 28 June 1904 at 7 Ardgowan Square, Greenock. They were married by John Campbell, Minister of the Gaelic United Free Church. The address at the time of his marriage was 63 Rue End Street, Greenock. Mary's was 65 Rue End Street.

Humphrey was serving in the Merchant Navy on the hospital ship Glenart Castle when it was sunk by a German torpedo just outside Newport, South Wales. He was killed along with 150 others.

He is commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial in London and also on the Inverkip War Memorial but the Inverkip connection is not known.

info from Inverkip War Memorial Project

Humphrey McFarlane