Alexander Lemon

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: May 1918
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: SS/8416
  • Rank: Ordinary Seaman
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  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: H.M.S. Terrible
  • Unit/Ship: Royal Navy
  • Place of Death: Royal Naval Hospital, Gosport, Hampshire
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 05.08.1918
  • Burial Country: Scotland
  • Cemetery: Dundee Western Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: 2.211.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 14.04.1897
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 14 Temple Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation: Shipyard Labourer
  • Mother:

    Mary A. Lemon, 14 Temple Lane, Dundee

  • Father:
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More about Alexander Lemon

Alexander Lemon   SS/8416   H.M.S. Terrible   Royal Navy

LEMON___At Royal Naval Hospital, Gosport, on 5th inst., Alexander Lemon, O.S., aged 21 years, second son of Mr and Mrs Lemon, 14 Temple Lane.

Dundee People’s Journal 17th August 1918

Alexander Lemon was the son of Mrs A Lemon of 14 Temple Lane, Dundee and worked as a Shipyard Labourer. In May 1918 he joined the Royal Navy and was training in Portsmouth. He became ill whilst living onboard HMS Terrible, an obsolete cruiser used as an accommodation ship in Portsmouth. Alexander Lemon died from peritonitis after being admitted to the Royal Naval Hospital Haslar in Gosport, Hampshire. He is buried in the Dundee Western Cemetery and the Peoples Journal has a notification on 17 August 1918.

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell, grave marker image courtesy of Rigdunn,

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