Alexander Gow

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3/1599
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 29.10.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 78 to 83

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 28 West Hendersons Wynd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Isabella Gow, 28 West Henderson’s Wynd, Dundee

  • Father:

    John Gow, 28 West Hendersons Wynd, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Alexander Gow

Alex has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial, he was the son of Mr & Mrs Gow, 28 West Hendersons Wynd, Dundee.

Alexander Gow   3/1599   Black Watch

GOW___No. 1599 Private Alexander Gow, 1st Battalion Black Watch; missing since 29th October 1914.  Inquirer, mother. Mrs Gow, 28 West Henderson’s Wynd, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 10th July 1915

GOW___Killed in action on 29th October 1915, Private Alexander Gow, aged 25 years, son of Mrs John Gow, 38 West Henderson’s Wynd, Dundee. – Inserted by his mother.

Dundee People’s Journal 29th September 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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