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: 3/1599
- Rank: Private
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 28 West Hendersons Wynd, Dundee
Isabella Gow, 28 West Henderson’s Wynd, Dundee
John Gow, 28 West Hendersons Wynd, Dundee
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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