Alexander Keith

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 44922
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Durham Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 19th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 25.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Pozieres Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 68 to 72

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 54 Hilltown, Dundee
  • Occupation: A & S Hendry & Co Ltd, Victoria Rd, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Mary Murray Smith, 54 Hilltown, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    Henry

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Alexander Keith

Alexander has no known grave but is remembered on the Pozieres Memorial.

Alex. Keith   Durham Light Infantry

Pte. Alex. Keith, Durham Light Infantry, was a son of Mrs George Smith, 54 Hilltown.  He had been in France for 21 months.  Deceased brother, Pte. Henry Keith, Black Watch, was wounded in June last year.  Both were employed in the Victoria Road Calender (A & S Henry & Co., Ltd.).

Dundee Courier 25th April 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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