Alexander Robertson Low

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 2518
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 29
  • Date of Death: 02/09/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Abbeville Communal Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II. C. 12.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 13 Annfield Row, Dundee
  • Occupation: Waiter, Lambs Hotel, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Mary Jane Low, Riverview, Tannadice

  • Children:

    David, born 05.05.1915

More about Alexander Robertson Low

Alexander Robertson Low   2518  4th Black Watch

Private Low, 4th Black Watch, who was 29 years of age, enlisted shortly after the outbreak of war.  He had for some years been employed as a waiter in Lamb’s Hotel, and was a young man of a pleasant and obliging disposition.  Private Low was one of the bomb-throwers of the battalion, and sustained serious injuries as a result of a bomb exploding.  He leaves a widow and one child, who reside at Riverview, Tannadice, while his parents reside at 13 Annfield Row, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 8th September 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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