Alexander Gabriel

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Perth
  • Service no: S/16756
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 29.10.1918
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Harlebeke New British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.BB.1.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 19 Bernard Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Ploughman
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    James Gabriel

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Johan Gabriel, 19 Bernard St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Joan, born 03.07.1908, Alexander, born 11.03.1913, Albert, born 22.03.1914 & James, born 16.07.1916

More about Alexander Gabriel

Alexander Gabriel   S/16756   Black Watch

Private A. Gabriel, Black Watch, was killed in France on 28th October.  He was the youngest son of the late James Gabriel, coal merchant, and husband of Johan Simpson.  Before enlisting he was a ploughman at Cransley.  His widow and four children reside at 19 Bernard Street.

Dundee People’s Journal 28th December 1918

Alexander Gabriel   S/16756   Black Watch

GABRIELIn loving memory of my dear brother, 16756 Private Alexander Gabriel, 8th Black Watch, who died of wounds on 29th October 1918, ay Ypres. – Inserted by his brother, 23 City Road, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 1st November 1919

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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