SON OF ANGUS AND CATHERINE MCPHERSON, OF MONIVAIL, FIFESHIRE; HUSBAND OF ALEXINA M. C. HUME MCPHERSON, OF GREENOCK. Had three brothers and two sisters. Family appear to have lived in Killin
Had previously served with the 5th Argylls for 12 years. Had fought at Gallipoli. Was promoted to sergeant shoemaker but reverted to private at his own request.
Died as a result of gunshot wounds to the back