Lt Robert Owen Shaw Wilson


1893 May 30. Born Blantyre, Lanarkshire,

1901 census in Blantyre

John Cowan Wilson Head Married Male 38 1863 General Medical Practitioner Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Marion Jackson Wilson Wife Married Female 38 1863 - Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Frederick J C Wilson Son - Male 9 1892 Scholar Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Robert O S Wilson Son - Male 7 1894 Scholar Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Ronald P Wilson Son - Male 3 1898 - Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Robert King Miller Boarder Single Male 27 1874 General Medical Practitioner Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Grace Lyon Servant Single Female 22 1879 Servant Domestic Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Christina Lyon Servant Single Female 18 1883 Servant Domestic Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland

1915 Oct 12. The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Robert Owen Shaw Wilson to be temporary Second Lieutenant .

1916 Oct 28. Moved out of a Reserve Battalion

1917 Mar 27. Promoted Lt

1920 Aug 24. Joined ADRIC with service no 256. Posted to D Coy

1921 Mar 30 to 14 Apr on Leave

1921 Apr 5. Promoted Section Leader

1921 Jul 13 to 27 Jul on Leave

1921 Oct 18 to 1 Nov on Leave

1922 Jan 20. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1935 In Blantyre and is best man at his brother's marriage

1964 Jun 18. Died Lanarksire, Scotland

Gravestone reads

Erected By John Cowan Wilson, M.b. and His Wife Marion Tasker Shaw, Blantyre in Memory of Their Eldest Son Frederic John Cowan Wilson, Captain, 6th Battn. the Cameronians Attached R.a.f. Who Was Shot Down By Enemy Aeroplane and Taken to Prison in 1915, the Effects of Which Continued Till His Death 4.2.1933 Aged 41y “pro Patria”. the Above John Cowan Wilson, M.b. D. 7.1.1938 Aged 75y and the Above Marion Tasker Shaw D. 11.6.1943 and Their Son Robert Owen Shaw Wilson D. 18.6.1964


WO 339/44999