Alexander Heron

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 13.12.1915
  • Place of enlistment: Adelaide, SA
  • Service no: 4140
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 27th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 41
  • Date of Death: 17.11.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no:

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 3 Stobswell Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Carpenter
  • Mother:

    Mary Ann Findlay Heron

  • Father:

    John Wilkie Heron

  • Siblings:

    Lily & Mary

  • Spouse:

    Mary L. C. Heron, 3 Stobswell Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    William Henderson Heron, 3 Stobswell Rd, Dundee

More about Alexander Heron

Alexander has no known grave but is remembered on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial. For more information on Alexander, visit Alexander’s Service Record.

Alexander Heron   4140 Australian Infantry

HERON___Killed in action, on the 17th November, Private Alexander Heron, Australian Imperial Forces, beloved husband of Mary L. C. Adamson, 3 Stobswell Road, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 16th December 1916


Mrs Alexander Heron returns sincere thanks for kind sympathy to her in her recent sad bereavement—3 Stobswell Road.

Dundee People’s Journal 27th January 1917

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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