Alexander Fox

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 2497
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 23.10.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: XI.B.9.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 2 Lawrence St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Calender Worker
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    William Fox

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Robina Fox, 32 Constitution St, Dundee

  • Children:

More about Alexander Fox


2497 Pte Alexander Fox, 4/5th Black Watch, was killed in action on 23 October 1916, aged 23.
Fox was a calender worker whose wife lived at 2 Lawrence Street.
He is buried in Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval, Somme, France, XI. B. 9.DUNDEE SOLDIER KILLED. Intimation has been received by his wife, who resides at 2 Lawrence Street, Dundee, of the death in action on 23d October of Private A. Fox, Black Watch.
Pte. Fox, who was 23 years of age, enlisted at the outbreak of war, and had been at the front for two years. During that time he had been thrice wounded, the last occasion being only fourteen days before his death.
Prior to the war he was employed as a calender worker.
Two brothers of deceased are at present at the front. The Courier, Wednesday, 15 November 1916, 4.

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