This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Alexander L. Bogue
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 4052
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st/4th Battalion, attached to 1st/7th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 42
- Date of Death: 30.07.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Serre Road Cemetery No2
- Grave/Mem Ref no: V.G.29.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 2 Andersons Lane, Dundee
- Occupation: Mason's Labourer
Cecilia Thoms, formerly Bogue, 2 Anderson’s Lane, Lochee
More about Alexander L. Bogue
Alexander Bogue 4052 Black Watch
LOCHEE VETERAN FALLS.
Private Alexander L. Bogue, Black Watch, was a veteran. Mrs Bogue, deceased’s wife, who resides at 2 Anderson’s Lane, Lochee, has received a letter from a comrade of her husband, which states that Private Bogue fell in a raid on the enemy’s trenches.
Pte. Bogue served in the Boer War, and was wounded in 1900. Previous to re-enlisting in March last year, he was employed as a mason’s labourer. He was 42 years of age, and had been at the front for eleven months.
Dundee Courier 18th August 1916
Alexander’s wife Cecilia, remarried in 1917 to Sgt Robert Thoms, 45341, 2nd Field Company, Canadian Engineers. He was born in Dundee.
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell and Gary Thomson
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