Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 11045
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
- Unit/Ship: 12th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 08.07.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 6D & 7D
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 110 Lochee Road, Dundee
Andrew, William & 6 sisters
Annie Christie, 110 Lochee Rd, Dundee
Alexander, born 30.04.1916
More about Alexander Christie
Alex has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.
Alexander Christie 11045 Royal Scots
DUNDEE ROYAL SCOT KILLED.
Mrs Christie, 110 Lochee Road, Dundee, received official intimation yesterday that her husband, Private Alexander Christie, Royal Scots, was killed in action on 8th July. Private Christie was in the regular army for four years, and came from India to the firing line on the outbreak of war. He was wounded in both hands in March of last year. Two brothers, Private William Christie and Driver Andrew Christie, are serving in the Royal Scots and Royal Engineers respectively.
Dundee Courier 2nd September 1916
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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