Alexander Bruce

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/4824
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: H.M.S. Indefatigable
  • Unit/Ship: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
  • Place of Death: Lost at Sea
  • Age at Death: 39
  • Date of Death: 31.05.1916
  • Burial Country:
  • Cemetery: Portsmouth Naval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 24

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 87 Strathmartine Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Bella Bruce, 87 Strathmartine Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Bruce, 87 Strathmartine Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Alexander Bruce

Alexander has no known grave but is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial. William was serving aboard H.M.S. Indefatigable a British Cruiser which was lost at the Battle of Jutland. She sank at 16:03 pm after being struck by a German shell which caused her magazine to explode taking over 1,000 of her crew with her.

Information supplied by Gary Thomson

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