Alexander Blackshaw

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 4591
  • Rank: Private
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  • Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps
  • Unit/Ship: 58th Company
  • Place of Death: France
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  • Date of Death: 15.11.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 5C & 12C.

Personal Information

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  • Address: 74 Cowgate, Dundee
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    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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