Malcolm Maclucas 1873 1916

Father - Neil MacLucas
Mother - Lilias Hannah Mcdonald

Private Malcolm Maclucas
Canadian Infantry
Date of death: 15/11/1916 (aged 43)
Cemetery: RUTHERGLEN CEMETERY, United Kingdom
Son of Neil MacLucas, of Bendorloch, Argyllshire;
Uncle of Kenneth MacKenzie MacLucas 1896-1916 who had died a few months previously

husband of Grace P. MacLucas, of 121, 17th St., Brandon, Manitoba.

Location source: CWGC 666829

ancestry page on the Ardchattan parish families - with a number of war records

//Malcolm is not listed at Oban and not listed at Cambuslang or Rutherglen, and if he is in the 1901 Scottish Census I have not found him.

1891 Census Lanarks., Cambuslang, Turnpike Road, Rosebank, recorded, (transcription):- Malcolm MacLucas (18 ), Student in Arts, son, born Ardchattan; Neil MacLucas (53), Blacksmith, born Argyleshire, Kilfinichan (transcript does not record whether widow, married or what); siblings, and a sister-in-law to the head of household - Christina McDonald (54), born Ardchattan.

The Glasgow Herald, Thursday, 16th November, 1916.
"Deaths on Service.
MACLUCAS.- Died on 15th November, at 2nd Northern General Hospital, Leeds, of wounds received in action on 8th October, 1916, Private Malcolm MacLucas, Canadian Overseas Forces, beloved husband of Grace Scott."
Same publication but the following day's notices, where the original notice is extended:- " … Canadian papers please copy; military funeral from St. Enoch Station, 9.30 a.m. today to Rutherglen."

Surname MacLUCAS
Forename Malcolm
Rank Pte
Service number 151837
Place of birth
Date of death 15 November 1916
Theatre of death Unknown
Cause of death Unknown

CWGC - MacLUCAS, Malcolm
Rank: Private.
Service No: 151837.
Date of Death: 15/11/1916. Age: 43. (Died of wounds.)
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry 43rd Bn. (Manitoba Regt.)
Grave Reference: C. 2.
Additional Information: Son of Neil MacLucas, of Benderloch, Argyllshire; husband of Grace P. MacLucas, of 121, 17th St., Brandon, Manitoba.

Grave registration reports record Age 44.

For a burial at Rutherglen he will have family in that area, if anyone would like to add to this.

The Glasgow Herald, Monday, October 17th., 1904.
McLUCAS - SCOTT - At 345 Bath Street, on 14th. inst., by the Rev. Douglas McCalman, Dunoon, assisted by the Rev. Archibald Hunter, Kilwinning, Malcolm, son of Neil McLucas, Ballachulish, to Grace Prentice, second daughter of Andrew Prentice Scott."//

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