Husband: John Allan BIRRELL (1887-1917)
Wife: Mary BAILLIE (c. 1890- )
Marriage 1 Jan 1912 Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland1
After banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland.
Witnesses Annie Baillie, James Birrell.

Husband: John Allan BIRRELL

Name: John Allan BIRRELL2,3,4
Sex: Male
Father: James BIRRELL (1850-1933)
Mother: Charlotte ALLAN (1860-1930)
Birth 21 Nov 1887 Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland2,3,5
Time of birth 2030.
Informant James Birrell, Father.
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 3) Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland2
Kennet Village
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 13) Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland3
Occupation 31 Mar 1901 (age 13) Scholar; Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland3
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 23) Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland6
37 Gartlet
Occupation 2 Apr 1911 (age 23) Coal Miner; Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland6
Whether Employer, Worker, or Working on Own Account: Worker
Occupation 1 Jan 1912 (age 24) Coalminer1
Residence 1 Jan 1912 (age 24) Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland1
Death 14 Oct 1917 (age 29) ,,Belgium4
Burial ,,Belgium4
Dozinghem Military Cemetery
Grave / Memorial Reference IX. I. 12

Wife: Mary BAILLIE

Name: Mary BAILLIE1,4
Sex: Female
Father: John BAILLIE ( - )
Mother: Mary LENNON ( - )
Birth 1890 (cal)1
Occupation 1 Jan 1912 (age 21) Factory Worker1
Residence 1 Jan 1912 (age 21) Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland1
Residence 14 Oct 1917 (age 26-27) Kincardine, Fife, Scotland4
39 Hawkhill Road

Note on Husband: John Allan BIRRELL

Served as a Private in the 26th Coy Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) during World War One. Service number 18434.4


1ScotlandsPeople, "Scotland Statutory Marriage Record - John Birrell and Mary Baillie 1912" (1912 Clackmannan 466/00 0001).
Scotlands People. Web:, "1891 Scotland Census [database on-line]" (Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2007.
Original data: Scotland. 1891 Scotland Census. Reels 1-409. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Parish: Clackmannan; ED: 4; Page: 3; Line: 18; Roll: CSSCT1891_144; Year: 1891.
Accessed 03 July 2011.).
Ancestry, Waterfront Building, Hammersmith Embankment, Chancellors Road, London, W6 9RU. Tel: +44 208 846 3620. Email: Web:
3ScotlandsPeople, "1901 Scotland Census [database on-line]" (RG13 Clackmannan ED 4 Page 1 Line 23).
Scotlands People. Web:
4Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Debt of Honour Register [index on-line]" (The "Debt of Honour Register" is the Commission's database listing the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died during the two world wars and the 23,000 cemeteries, memorials and other locations worldwide where they are commemorated.). Casualty details for JOHN ALLAN BIRRELL, died 14 Oct 1917. Cit. Date: 14 October 1917. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Name: BIRRELL, JOHN ALLAN
Initials: J A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Unit Text: 26th Coy.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 14/10/1917
Service No: 18434
Additional information: Husband of Mary Baillie Birrell, of 39, Hawkhill Rd., Kincardine, Fife.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IX. I. 12.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission, 2 Marlow Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7DX. Tel: 01628 507200. Web:
5ScotlandsPeople, "Scotland Statutory Birth Record - John Birrell 1887" (1887 Clackmannan 466/00 0183).
Scotlands People. Web:
6ScotlandsPeople, "1911 Scotland Census [images online]" (Census 1911 466/00 003/00 006).
Scotlands People. Web: