Wednesday, 4 November 2009

Cpl. Adam Grant

Cpl. Adam Grant, 2nd Battalion, Highland Light Infantry,
Killed in action 28th April 1917, aged 40 years. Commemorated Memorial Bay 8, Arras Memorial, France.

Adam Sutherland Grant, was born 19th April 1877 Badnellan, Clyne, son of John Grant, master tailor and his wife Jane Sutherland (Bain). His father was born in Dornoch and his mother was born in Clyne. In 1881 this family were living in Dornoch. In 1891 and in 1901 they were living in Kirkcudbright. Adam was not at home with his parents in 1901.

Adam is also listed on the Kirkcudbright War Memorial, along with his brother John
Recorded in the H.L.I. Roll of Honour, The Scottish National War Memorial
Recorded in the H.L.I. Roll of Honour, The Royal Highland Fusiliers Museum, Glasgow
Commemorated on the Kirkcudbright Parish Church Communion Table Memorial

Photograph by Shirley Sutherland, Golspie

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