Alexander Guthrie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: September 1914
  • Place of enlistment: Kinghorn
  • Service no: 290540
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards: Military Medal
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 21/03/1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pronville German Cemetery, No4, Memorial No4

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 10 Glebe Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Miner
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Alexander Guthrie, 15 Baffin St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Sarah Elizabeth Donnelly Guthrie, 10 Glebe St, Dundee

  • Children:

More about Alexander Guthrie

Alex Guthrie  M.M.   290540   Black Watch


Sergeant Alex Guthrie, Black Watch, eldest son of Mr and Mrs Alexander Guthrie, 15 Baffin Street, Dundee, has been awarded the Military Medal.

Previous to enlistment in September 1914, Sergeant Guthrie resided with his wife at Main Street, East Wemyss, where he was employed as a miner.

The sergeant has seen three years of severe fighting in France, and despite the fact that he has taken part in most of the big battles he has so far escaped unscathed.

Dundee Courier 15th January 1918

Sergeant Alex Guthrie was killed in action 21st March 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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