John Anderson Harkins | Service Record

First Name(s)John Anderson
Place of BirthGlasgow
Club(s)Coventry City
Leeds City
ServiceBritish Army
RankActing Corporal
Service NumberS/11147
Previous Service Number(s)6977
Regiment or CorpsRoyal Highlanders (Black Watch)
Unit(s)"F" Coy. 2nd Battalion
Previous Regiment(s) or CorpsRoyal Highlanders (Black Watch)*
Unit(s)3rd Battalion
1st Battalion
Type of Casualty (If applicable)Killed in Action
Theatre of War (If applicable)Asiatic Theatre
Date of Death (If applicable)22/04/1916
Place of Death (If applicable)Mesopotamia
Place of Burial/Commemoration (If applicable)Amara War Cemetery
Grave/Memorial Reference (If applicable)XVII. F. 17.
Awards and Decorations-
Supplementary Notes*Pre-war regular service.
Enlisted 08/06/1898.
Discharged at his own request on the payment of £25 19/09/1906.
Son of James and Jane Harkins, of Glasgow; husband of Lily Dallas Murphy (formerly Harkins), of I, Cranston St., Edinburgh.