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: S/17593
- Rank: Private
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 10 Court Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Machine Room, Dundee Peoples Journal
Mary Jewell, 10 Court St, Dundee
Alexander Jewell, 10 Court St, Dundee
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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