William Mercer Alexander

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: September 1914
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  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
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  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 17th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
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  • Date of Death: 01.07.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 15C

Personal Information

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  • Father:

    John H. Alexander

  • Siblings:

    Ronald R.

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More about William Mercer Alexander

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. His brother Ronald served as a Lieutenant with the Royal Field Artillery during the Great War.

Information supplied by Gary Thomson

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