Albert Leitch

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 23010
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 06.06.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Brown's Copse Cemetery, Roeux
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.H.18.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 1898
  • Place of Birth: Bervie, Kincardine
  • Address: 18 William Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Margaret Hadden Leitch, 25 Wolseley St, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Leitch, 25 Wolseley St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Andrew, James, Robert & Mary Watson Gracie, 18 William St, Dundee

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Albert Leitch

Albert was the brother of Pte Andrew Moir Leitch S/24039, 8th Battalion Black Watch, who was killed in action 24.03.1918 and Gunner Robert Hadden Leitch, 5005, 31st Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery, who died 29.05.1916. James served with the Gordon Highlanders and is believed to have returned home safely.

Albert Leitch   23010   King’s Own Scottish Borderers

LEITCH___Killed in action on 6th June 1917, Private Albert Leitch, K.O.S.B., aged 20 years, beloved son of James Leitch mechanic, late of Bervie, also Abel in Salonika.

Dundee People’s Journal 18th May 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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