Cotton, John

Name on Memorial: COTTON, JOHN

Name: John Cotton
Age: 39
Service No: 22953
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots 3rd Bn 
Awards: n/a 
Died: 07/08/1917
Theatre of Death: Home 
Cause of Death: Died of Illness
Cemetery/Memorial: EDINBURGH (COMELY BANK) CEMETERY
Grave/Panel Ref: D. 18

Additional Info: 
Born: Glasgow
Father: John Cotton, Grieve’s Close, 42 South Street, Bo’ness
Wounded 23rd April, 1917, Gunshot Wound to Back, transferred to No: 6 Canadian Gen Hospital. Transferred home. Died of furunculosis (or cellulitis of thigh) and pyaemia at 2nd Scottish General Hospital, Edinburgh.
Lived at 9 Lyon Street, Glasgow.

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