According to his service papers :-
- He volunteered for the Territorial Army and was enlisted in the 5th RSF at Ayr in 14 April 1908
- He was 5 ft 9
- He was an engineer with Baird & Co.
- His father was Frederick McCririck of Glaisnock St, although the census gives his father as William McCririck
- He was promoted to Sergeant.
Donaldsons Brae, Cumnock
William McCririck 50
Jane McCririck 45
Thomas McCririck 14
Alfred McCririck 7
William McCririck 60 blacksmith
Jane McCririck 54
Fred McCririck 17 engineers apprentice
He married Annie Morrison McKenzie in Muirkirk in 1913. He later worked as an engine fitter in Glasgow.
He is the brother of Thomas McCririck
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