Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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Alexander Jolly Anderson
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: 13528
- Rank: Guardsman
- Service Occupation:
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 17 Dudhope Tce, Dundee
Catherine Anderson, 35 Church St, Dundee
William Anderson, 35 Church St, Dundee
David, George & 1 other brother (name unknown)
Mary Anderson, 377 Wentworth St, South Mount, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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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