This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 2497
- Rank: Private
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 2 Lawrence St, Dundee
- Occupation: Calender Worker
Robina Fox, 32 Constitution St, Dundee
More about Alexander Fox
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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