Alexander T. Cruickshank

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/14821
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 14.07.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 15B

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 146 Brook St, Broughty Ferry
  • Occupation: Draffen & Jarvie, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Isabel S. Cruickshank, 146 Brook St, Broughty Ferry

  • Father:

    James E. Cruickshank, 146 Brook St, Broughty Ferry

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Alexander T. Cruickshank

Alexander has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

Alexander T. Cruickshank   S/14821   Cameron Highlanders

BROUGHTY CAMERON FALLS IN ACTION.

Intimation has been received of the death in action on 21st July of a young Broughty Ferry Cameron Highlander in the person of Private Alexander T. Cruickshank, second son of Mr James Cruickshank, 146 Brook Street.  Deceased had formerly been in the employment of Draffen & Jarvie, Limited, for four years.  He was twenty years of age.

Dundee Courier 1st August 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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