Alexander Ritchie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dunbar
  • Service no: S/14037
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 18.07.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 15B

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jane Elder, 1 Lowdens Alley, Hawkhill, Dundee

  • Father:

    James B. Elder or Ritchie, 3 Strathmore St, Barnhill, Broughty Ferry

  • Siblings:

    William

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Alexander Ritchie

For reasons unknown this man is not listed on the original Dundee Roll of Honour. Alexander is believed to be the stepbrother of Gunner William Elder, 63204, 97th Battery, 147th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, who was killed in action, 01.11.1918.

Information supplied by Gary Thomson

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