This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
David Abbot Alexander
- Date of enlistment: September 1914
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 6693
- Rank: Rifleman
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Rifle Brigade
- Unit/Ship: London Regiment (Post Office Rifles)
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 22
- Date of Death: 10.07.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Pernois British Cemetery, Halloy-Les-Pernois
- Grave/Mem Ref no: II. E.10.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: c/o Mrs McIntosh, 151 Victoria Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: Mill Worker
More about David Abbot Alexander
Formally T/34543, Royal Army Service Corps.
David Alexander London Regiment
Intimation has just come to hand of the death from wounds at a casualty clearing station on 10th July of Pte. David Alexander, London Regiment, who formerly resided with Mrs M’Intosh, 151 Victoria Road. Pte. Alexander, who was 22 years of age, enlisted in the Army Service Corps in September, 1914, and a month later he proceeded to France and concluded his training. He was subsequently transferred to the London Regiment. Before enlisting Pte. Alexander was employed as a millworker, and was well known in junior football circles, having played for Thistle.
Dundee Courier 21st September 1918
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