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: 23051
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 19.08.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz
- Grave/Mem Ref no: III.D.15.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 54 Princes Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Trades Lane Calender, Dundee
Annie Martin, 54 Princes St, Dundee
More about Alexander Martin
Alex Martin 23051 Royal Scots
DUNDEE ROYAL SCOT KILLED.
Mrs Martin, who resides at 54 Princes Street, Dundee, has received official notification from the War Office that her son, Private Alex Martin, of the Royal Scots, was killed in action on 19th August. Previous to enlistment in May last year Private Martin was employed by the Trades Lane Calendering Company, Limited, Dundee. Mrs Martin has three sons still serving in the Royal Scots, one of whom is at the front, while the other two are training at home.
Dundee Courier 8th September 1916
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