Alexander Jewell

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/17593
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 28.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 9

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 10 Court Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Machine Room, Dundee Peoples Journal
  • Mother:

    Mary Jewell, 10 Court St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Jewell, 10 Court St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    James

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Alexander Jewell

Alex has no grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.

Alex Jewell   S/17593   Cameron Highlanders

Private Alex. Jewell was employed in the machine room of the “People’s Journal,” and enlisted in the 2nd Cameron Highlanders along with two of his fellow-workers in January last.  He is suffering from gunshot wounds in the left leg, and is lying in a convalescent hospital at Dartford, where he is making good progress.  His younger brother, Private James Jewell, is with the 3/4th Black Watch at Bridge of Earn.

Dundee People’s Journal 16th October 1915

JEWELL___Pte. Alex. Jewell, No. 17593, D Company 7th Cameron Highlanders, reported missing since 28th March 1918, now known to have been working behind the German lines after that date. Information will be thankfully received by Mr and Mrs Jewell, 10 Court Street, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 8th February 1919

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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