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: 31293
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
- Unit/Ship: 11th Battalion, 'C' Company
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 19
- Date of Death: 05.04.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: St. Nicolas British Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.D.13.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Kirkaldy
- Address: 90 Kidd St, Pathhead
Isabella Holborn, 79 Liff Rd, Lochee
Charles Holborn, 79 Liff Rd, Lochee
Charles & 1 other brother (name unknown)
More about Alexander Holborn
Alexander was the brother of Sgt Charles Holborn, S/1858, 8th Battalion Gordon Highlanders, who died of wounds, 03.06.1915.
Alexander Holborn 31293 Royal Scots
Private Alexander Holborn, Royal Scots, late of 90 Kidd Street, Pathhead, was killed in action on 5th April. His mother lately removed to 79 Liff Road, Lochee. She had three sons—all in the army—and of these two have been killed and the third wounded.
Dundee Evening Telegraph 25th April 1917
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