Alexander Stirton Allan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 292941
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th/5th Battalion
  • Place of Death:
  • Age at Death: 32
  • Date of Death: 01/08/1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Raperie British Cemetery, Villemontoire
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.E.1.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 4 Melrose Terrace, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Annie Stirton Allan

  • Father:

    David Allan

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Phoebe Christie Allan, 4 Melrose Tce, Dundee

  • Children:

    David Allan, born 03.05.1912, James Allan, born 20.05.1913 & Alexander Stirton Allan, born 25.10.1914

More about Alexander Stirton Allan

Sadly Alexander never met his youngest son also called Alexander. Both David and Alexander joined the reserves and served and survived the Second World War, although David spent a significant portion of the war as a prisoner of war.

Additional information and image very kindly supplied by Ruth Chalmers, additional images courtesy of The 4/5th Battalion Black Watch in the Great War Facebook page.

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