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: Dundee
- Service no: 4591
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps
- Unit/Ship: 58th Company
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 15.11.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 5C & 12C.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 74 Cowgate, Dundee
John, born 31.03.1903, James, 30.09.1907-22.09.1917, Maria, born 07.10.1909 & George, 18.10.1911
More about Alexander Blackshaw
Alexander has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. Both C.W.W.C. & S.D.G.W. record this mans surname as BLACKSHAW, the original Dundee Roll of Honour records it as BLACKLAW.
Formally 22056, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
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