This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Kirkaldy
- Service no: S/6563
- Rank: Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 9th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 34
- Date of Death: 29.04.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: St. Marys A.D.S. Cemetery, Haisnes
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.B.6.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Friockheim
- Address: 54 Polepark Road, Dundee
- Occupation: Miner
Margaret Keiller Black, 33 East High St, Buckhaven, Fife
Alexander, born 02.05.1909, Agnes, born 28.09.1911, Robina, born 17.09.1913 & Catherine, born 25.01.1916
More about Alexander Black
Alexander Black S/6563 Black Watch
FIFE BLACK WATCH MAN KILLED.
The news has reached Buckhaven that Private Alexander Black, of the Black Watch, has been killed in action. He was 34 years of age, and worked as a miner before enlisting. His home was in the East High Street, Buckhaven, and his widow and three children are at present residing in Dundee.
Dundee Evening Telegraph 25th May 1916
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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