David Alexander

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/16265
  • Rank: Private
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  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 20.10.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Level Crossing Cemetery, Fampoux
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.D.19.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address: 15a Atholl St, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation: Calender Worker, Don & Duncan, Kings Cross Works, Lochee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    James Alexander, 15a Atholl St, Lochee, Dundee

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More about David Alexander

David Alexander   S/16265   Seaforth Highlanders

Private David Alexander, Seaforths (killed), was a son of Mr and Mrs James Alexander, 15a Atholl Street, Lochee.  He was 19 years of age, and was a calender worker in the employment of Messrs Don & Duncan, King’s Cross Works, Lochee.  His father, Private James Alexander, is also in the Seaforths, and is at present in hospital recovering from dysentery.

Dundee People’s Journal 3rd November 1917

David was the son of Pte James Alexander, 95263, Royal Defence Corps, Formerly S/15437, Seaforth Highlanders

Image kindly supplied by Elaine Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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