Alexander Jolly Anderson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: 13528
  • Rank: Guardsman
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
  • Unit/Ship: 3rd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Camberwell Hospital, London
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 31.03.1915
  • Burial Country: Scotland
  • Cemetery: Maryton Parish Churchyard
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: In North East Part

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 17 Dudhope Tce, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Catherine Anderson, 35 Church St, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Anderson, 35 Church St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    David, George & 1 other brother (name unknown)

  • Spouse:

    Mary Anderson, 377 Wentworth St, South Mount, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

  • Children:

    Betsy, (stepdaughter) born 18.07.1900

More about Alexander Jolly Anderson

Alexander was the brother of Guardsman David Chalmers Anderson, 10325, 1st Battalion Scots Guards, who was killed in action 16.09.1916 & Sgt George Anderson, M.M. 8836, Machine Gun Corps, who also served and returned home safely.

For reasons unknown Alexander is not listed on the original Dundee Roll of Honour.

Alexander Jolly Anderson   13528   Scots Guards

ANDERSON―At Camberwell, Hospital, London, on 21st March, Private Alexander Anderson, Scots Guards, aged 30, dearly beloved husband of Mary Wallace, and second son of Mrs Anderson, Hillock, Kingennie.

Dundee People’s Journal 3rd April 1915

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Gary Thomson

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