Pte Andrew MalcolmsonMr William Malcolmson, Tower Street, has had a letter from an officer informing him that his brother Andrew fell in action on the 8th inst. (records have the death on 1st Oct 1918)Pte Malcolmson joined the RSF in the early months of the war, and was through the Egyptian and Holy Land campaigns, and afterwards came to France, where he was transferred to the Pioneer Coy. of the R.E. He was home last month on a visit. He was 34 years, unmarried and lived a quiet life. He formerly worked at Highhouse Pit.
This seems to be the family in 1901
40 Old School Row, Dalmellington
Bridget Malcolmson 59
William Malcolmson 25
Adam Malcolmson 24
Andrew Malcolmson 16 coal miner hewer b Dalmellington
Mary Malcolmson 3
He is remembered on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial in France and on Cumnock War Memorial.
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