Robert Muirie United States

Biography of Robert Muirie

Robert Muirie graduated MA from the University in 1914.

He was born on 11 December 1891 at Middlesborough, Kentucky, son of Robert Lindsay Muirie, a bricklayer. The family later moved to Glasgow and Robert attended the University from 1911, studying Latin, Natural Philosophy, Logic, Mathematics, Constitutional Law and History. He graduated in 1914 and lived in Mossend, becoming a teacher.

During the First World War, he joined a reserve battalion of the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) as a Lieutenant and was instated as a temporary second Lieutenant in March 1915.

His entry in the University of Glasgow First World War Roll of Honour can be found here.


University of Glasgow Story

Other Online Resources

Archival Materials

  • DC/183/11/43 General Council Register 1919
  • R8/5/32/6 Matriculation Slip 1911-12
  • R8/5/33/6 Matriculation Slip 1912-13
  • R8/5/34/6 Matriculation Slip 1913-14


Robert Muirie
Born 11 December 1891.
GU Degree: MA, 1914; Arts,
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: teachers
English snippet: Arts graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1914
Record last updated: 28th Jul 2014

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United States United States, Kentucky, Middlesborough
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