This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Alfred Christopher Allan
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 57515
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Kings Liverpool Regiment
- Unit/Ship: 18th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 23
- Date of Death: 09.04.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux
- Grave/Mem Ref no: VI.N.25.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 5 South George Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Clerk, Commercial Dept, Dundee Courier
Agnes Strang Melville Allan, 5 South George St, Dundee
David Allan, 5 South George St, Dundee
More about Alfred Christopher Allan
Alfred C. Allan 57515 Cyclists Battalion – King’s Liverpools
“COURIER” EMPLOYEE KILLED.
Mr David Allan, South George Street, Dundee, has received official intimation that his son, Private Alfred C. Allan, has been killed in action. Private Allan enlisted in the Cyclists Battalion in November 1915, but was afterwards transferred to the King’s Liverpools. He was 23 years of age, and had been at the front for four months.
His officer in a letter to Mrs Allan, said he was an excellent soldier in every way, and a great favourite with the remainder of the men in the company. Previous to enlisting he was employed in the commercial department of the “Dundee Courier”
Dundee Courier 21st April 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell.
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