Regiment:                R.E.  

Rank & Number:      Not Known  

27 March 1887; Fairlie  

Died:                        Not Known  

Brother of Andrew, Alexander & Malcolm
                                Cousin of Allan, Daniel, John & William

DANIEL MCCALLUM was born 27 Mar 1887 in Fairlie, to parents John, a joiner, and Elizabeth Wark (who married in Tillicoultry on 18 Jun 1878).  He was christened on 8 Jun 1887 in Fairlie Free Church.

In the 1891 Census, Daniel, aged 4, is living Oakbank, Fairlie with parents John (42, b. Fairlie, ship carpenter) and Elizth (39, b. Bonnybridge) and siblings Malcolm (11), Christina (8), John (6), Alexander (5) and Andrew (1)  

In the 1901 Census, aged 14, he is living Oak Bank with parents John (53, house joiner) and Eliz (40) and siblings John (16), Andrew (11), Jessie (9), Agnes (6) and Liellas (5).  

In the 1911 Census, aged 24 and a joiner, he is living 73 Kenmure Street, Pollokshields with parents John (62, joiner) and Elizabeth (59, m 32 yrs, 11ch/10 living) and siblings, Eliz. C (30), Christine F (28), Alex M. (25, law clerk), Andrew L.W. (21, clerk), Janet (19), Agnes W (16) and Lilias F (15)    

No medal index card was found, but his regiment is given on the plaque as ‘R.E.’ (Royal Engineers?)

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