John Gourley Harvey


10th Batt. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
He is remembered with honour on the Loos Memorial, the Old Parish Church Roll of Honour and the Helensburgh War Memorial, Column 1 Line 20.

The family home was at 140, East Clyde Street, Helensburgh
The son of John Gourley Harvey (distiller) and Christina Harvey (nee Arthur).
Siblings: Margaret, Christina, Allan, Mary, Maud, Rebecca, Rachel, Arthur, Edith and Elsie.


John Harvey was born at Woodend, Houston, Renfrewshire before moving to Helensburgh with his family and being educated at Hermitage High Grade School.
John served his apprenticeship with David Rowan and Co, marine engineers and was later employed by Kincaids of Greenock.
He returned from Calcutta, India to fight for his country. It is not known if he had a family in India. John died, killed in action at Loos aged 34.