Alexander Wood Doig

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: R/2104
  • Rank: Able Seaman
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  • Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: Drake Battalion, R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 24.12.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Sunken Road Cemetery, Villers-Plouich
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: A.37.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: Perth Rd, Dundee
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  • Mother:

    Jean A. Doig, 199 Perth Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    W. S. Doig, 199 Perth Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    4 brothers (names unknown)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Alexander Wood Doig

Alexander Wood Doig   R/2104   Royal Naval Division

DUNDEE R.N.D. MAN KILLED IN ACTION.

Intimation has been received by Mr W. S. Doig, baker, Perth Road, Dundee, that his son, A.B. Alexander W. Doig, Royal Naval Division, was killed in action on 23d December.  Deceased joined the naval forces about eighteen months ago, and had been at the front for five months.  He was 20 years of age.  Four elder brothers are serving, three in the army and one in the navy.

Dundee Courier 31st December 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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