Alexander Gow

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Stirling
  • Service no: 278863
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 23.04.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Crump Trench British Cemetery, Fampoux
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Sp. Mem. B.12.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 2 St David's Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation: Miner
  • Mother:

    Mrs Gow, 17 Dallfield Walk, Dundee

  • Father:

    Mr Gow, 17 Dallfield Walk, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    David & Thomas

  • Spouse:

    Mary Catherine Gow, 2 St Davids Lane, Dundee

  • Children:

More about Alexander Gow

Alexander Gow   278863   Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders


Official intimation has been received that Private Alexander Gow, of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, was killed in action on 23rd April.  Pte. Gow was 21 years of age, and had been at the front for 14 months.

A native of Dundee, he had resided for a considerable number of years at Buckhaven, where he was employed as a miner.  His widow resides at 2 St David’s Lane, Dundee, and his parents at 17 Dallfield Walk.  Pte. Gow’s brothers, David and Thomas, are also in the army, and are at the front.

Dundee Courier 24th May 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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