This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Alexander Cameron Brown
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 2510
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 24
- Date of Death: 16/05/1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panels 24 to 26.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: c/o Courier Office, Dundee
Catherine Brown, 5 Summerfield Pl, Leith
George Brown, 5 Summerfield Pl, Leith
More about Alexander Cameron Brown
Alexander has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.
4TH BLACK WATCH MAN KILLED. Private Alex. C. Brown, news of whose death has just been received by his parents in Leith, was a member of the artist staff of the “Courier” Office. He answered the call for men in September last, and enlisted in the 4th Black Watch. On arrival in France he was transferred to another battalion and put to work on a trench mortar. He fell in the great battle of May 9.
No better epitaph can be written than the pathetic words of his parents when told of his death – “His country called; he answered.” The Evening Telegraph and Post, Monday, 31 May 1915, 4.
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