Gordon Clark Alexander

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 1914
  • Place of enlistment: Forfar
  • Service no: S/3773
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 36
  • Date of Death: 28.02.1918
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Minty Farm Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.F.2.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Montrose
  • Address: 206 Blackness Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Ann Clark Alexander

  • Father:

    Frederick Alexander, 76 New Wynd, Montrose

  • Siblings:
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More about Gordon Clark Alexander

Gordon Alexander   S/3773   Black Watch


Private Gordon Alexander, The Black Watch, youngest son of Mr Fred. Alexander, New Wynd, Montrose, has died of wounds.  He joined up in 1914, and fought in France till November, 1915.  Wounded during the fighting on the Persian Gulf, he was invalided home after treatment in London, and rejoined his regiment on completing recovery.  Private Alexander was returning from the firing line to come home on furlough when he was wounded by an enemy shell.

Montrose Standard 15th March 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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