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: Stirling
- Service no: 278863
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 2 St David's Lane, Dundee
- Occupation: Miner
Mrs Gow, 17 Dallfield Walk, Dundee
Mr Gow, 17 Dallfield Walk, Dundee
David & Thomas
Mary Catherine Gow, 2 St Davids Lane, Dundee
More about Alexander Gow
Alexander Gow 278863 Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
BUCKHAVEN MINER KILLED.
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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