Capt George Cruickshanks, Scottish Rifles

1885 Feb 17. Born Edinburgh. Father James and mother Mary (nee Hunter). His father is an Upholsterer & Cabinetmaker

1891 census at Shore Rd, Aberdour, Fife

Name Age
James Cruickshanks 35
Mary Cruickshanks 34
Isabella T Cruickshanks 8
George Cruickshanks 6
Annie M Paterson 19

1901 census A Law Clerk at Leith Walk, Leith

James Cruickshanks 45
Mary Cruickshanks 44
George Cruickshanks 16
Isabella Y Cruickshanks 18
Elizabeth Bell Cowan 20

1914 Sep 22. The undermentioned to be temporary Second Lieutenants-: George Cruickshanks

1914 Nov 30. Sco. Rif. Temp. Lt. G. Cruickshanks, from Gen. List, to be temp. Lt. 7 May 1918, with seniority 30 Nov. 1914.

1916 Nov 13. Temp. Lt. G. Cruickshanks, from Sco. Rif., to be temp. Lt. 13 Nov. 1916, with, seniority 30 Nov. 1914.

1917 Apr 28. Sco. Rif. Temp. Lt. G. Cruickshanks, from M.G.C. to be temp. Lt. (attd.). 28 Apr. 1917, with seniority from 30 Nov. 1914.

1917 Jul 11. The undermentioned are transfd. to Gen. List for service with K. Afr. Rif. Temp. Lt G. Cruickshanks, Sco. Rif.

1919 Jan 19. Temp. Lt. G. Cruickshanks (Sco. Rif.. (Serv. Bns.) ) to be actg. Capt. while comdg. Divl. Emplt. Co.

1919 Mar 25. Labour Corps. The undermentioned relinquish the actg. rank of Capt. on ceasing to be empld. with the Corps — Temp. Lt. G. Cruickshanks (Sco. Rif. (Serv. Bns.)).

1920 Dec 29. Joined ADRIC with service no 1390. Posted to A Coy

1921 Feb 23. Posted to E Coy

Fined £5 by Coy Commander

1922 Jan 18. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1934 Jul 15 Died in Edinburgh A Bus Conductor