Great War Dundee
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Alfred Beedie Dair
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: Clyde Z/4818
- Rank: Able Seaman
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
- Unit/Ship: Hood Battalion, R.N. Div
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 26
- Date of Death: 16.10.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: LXVI.J.25.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 25 Robertson St, Dundee
- Occupation: Fireman, North British Railway, Co, Ltd.
Margaret Dair, 25 Robertson St, Dundee
David Dair, 25 Robertson St, Dundee
Alexander, Colin & John
More about Alfred Beedie Dair
Alfred Beedie Dair CZ/4818 Hood Bn Royal Naval Division
A.B. Alfred B. Dair, R.N.D., son of Mr and Mrs David Dair, 25 Robertson Street, has died as the result of wounds received in action. Deceased enlisted four years ago, and went through the Dardanelles campaign. Two years ago, he was drafted to France. He had been previously wounded in the neck. Prior to joining up he was employed as a fireman with the North British Railway Company Ltd. Mr and Mrs Dair have three other sons serving—John, at present with the Scottish Horse in France; Alexander, in Mesopotamia; and Colin training with the Scottish Rifles.
Dundee Courier 22nd October 1918
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