Alexander Dow

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: December 1914
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  • Service no: 43329
  • Rank: Private
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  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: Cyclist Battalion

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  • Address: 17 Park Ave, Dundee
  • Occupation: Clerk, 'Dundee Courier'
  • Mother:

    Helen Scott Dow, 17 Park Ave, Dundee

  • Father:

    John Dow, 17 Park Ave, Dundee

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More about Alexander Dow

Alexander was the brother of Pte, George Dow, 210171, 13th Battalion Royal Scots, who was killed in action 27.09.1915.

Alexander Dow   Highland Light Infantry

Official intimation has been received by Mrs J. Dow, 17 Park Avenue, that her son, Private Alex. Dow, H.L.I., has been admitted to hospital suffering from severe gunshot wounds in the back and neck. Private Dow, who is 20 years of age, enlisted in December 1914, and was formerly a clerk in the “Courier” Office.  His elder brother, George, who was in the Royal Scots, was killed at Loos.

Dundee Courier 13th April 1918

Information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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