Alexander Cochrane

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 08.11.1915
  • Place of enlistment: Calgary, Alberta.
  • Service no: 541529
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 06.04.1885
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Teamster
  • Mother:

    Isabella Henderson Cochrane nee Mathers (1861-1947), 21 Back St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Peter Cochrane (1858-1921), 21 Back St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Thomas, Margaret, Isabella, Annie & Mary

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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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