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:
- Service no: N/A
- Rank: Second Lieutenant
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
- Unit/Ship: 12th Battalion, attached to 6th York & Lancs Regiment
- Place of Death: Turkey/Gallipoli
- Age at Death: 24
- Date of Death: 18.11.1915
- Burial Country: Turkey/Gallipoli
- Cemetery: Hill 10 Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.H.15.
- Date of Birth: 01.01.1893
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 14 Symers St, Dundee
Agnes Alston Wilson Brough, 14 Symers St, Dundee
George Balfour Brough, 14 Symers St, Dundee
William, Esther & John
More about Alexander Brough
Alexander Brough Second Lieutenant Scottish Rifles
DUNDEE OFFICER KILLED AT THE DARDANELLES.
Intimation has been received that Lieut. Alexander Brough, 12th Scottish Rifles, had fallen in action at the Dardanelles. Deceased was a son of Mr George B. Brough, the secretary of Dundee Royal Infirmary, and prior to enlisting was a student at University College, Dundee.
He was educated at the Harris Academy, and afterwards graduated M.A. Deceased who was about 24 years of age, was recognised as one of the most promising students of his time.
Lieut. Brough was well-known in athletic circles in Dundee and was a valuable member of Roincach Mhor.
Dundee Evening Telegraph 25th November 1915
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