Alfred Beedie Dair

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/4818
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 25 Robertson St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Fireman, North British Railway, Co, Ltd.
  • Mother:

    Margaret Dair, 25 Robertson St, Dundee

  • Father:

    David Dair, 25 Robertson St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Alexander, Colin & John

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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