Had worked in Scotts and lived at 26 East Crawford St. Next of kin was his brother, William Allan, 31 East Crawford St., Greenock
Enlisted when he was 17 and served 3 years in Egypt and 4 in India. Died of wounds in the 13th Stationary Hospital Boulogne.
Buried at Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. Grave reference III.B.63.