Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
We need you to tell us more about the life and times of Alexander Cochrane
- Date of enlistment: 08.11.1915
- Place of enlistment: Calgary, Alberta.
- Service no: 541529
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Canadian Engineers
- Unit/Ship: Headquarters Signal Company
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 32
- Date of Death: 18.08.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Hersin Communal Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: II.D.1.
- Date of Birth: 06.04.1885
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Occupation: Teamster
Isabella Henderson Cochrane nee Mathers (1861-1947), 21 Back St, Dundee
Alexander Peter Cochrane (1858-1921), 21 Back St, Dundee
Thomas, Margaret, Isabella, Annie & Mary
More about Alexander Cochrane
For more information on Alexander, visit Alexander’s Memorial and Alexander’s Service Record and Circumstances of Death Register
Alexander was the brother of Pte Thomas Cochrane S/17994, 1/6th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders who was killed in action 10.05.1918.
Information researched and supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information and photo’s kindly supplied by Margaret and Jim Milne.
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