2nd Lt John Raeside Allison, Cheshire Regt

1889 Jul 1. Born Dunlop, Ayr. Son of Arthur Allison (a haydealer) and Agnes (nee Raeside)

1901 census at 137, King Street, Eastwood, Pollokshaws

ALLISON, Arthur Head Married M 46 1855 Contractors Carter
Neilston, Renfrew
ALLISON, Agnes Wife Married F 39 1862 Dairy Keeper
Dunlop, Ayr
ALLISON, Maggie Daughter Single F 19 1882 Dairy Maid
Dunlop, Ayr
ALLISON, George Son Single M 17 1884 Shipping Clerk
Dunlop, Ayr
ALLISON, John Son M 11 1890 Scholar
Dunlop, Ayr

1915 Jan 4 Enlisted

1915 Dec 23 Landed in France.

1917 Nov 9 Posted back to UK

1918 Jun 26. Cadet to be temp 2nd Lt. Ches. R. — John Raeside Allison.

1919 Sep 19 Demobbed

1920 Aug 27 Joined ADRIC with service no 421

1920 Oct 5. Discharged for misconduct

1922 Oct 8 Leaves UK for New York He intend to settle in USA. I cannot find him in USA or Canada later, nor is there any sign that he returned to UK. He was heading for a cousin John Dalglish in Highland Park, New Brunswick, New Jersey


WO 374/1252