Alexander Redford McIntosh

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/19688
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 31.05.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IX.B.73

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Forfar
  • Address: 272 Blackness Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: John Anton, Butcher's, Hawkhill, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Helen Marnie McIntosh, 8 Byron St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Duncan Henry McIntosh, 8 Byron St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Duncan Henry McIntosh, James McIntosh and 1 other brother (name unknown)

  • Spouse:

    Mary Jane McIntosh, 56 Yeaman St, Forfar

  • Children:

    Nellie, born 11.03.1913 & Margaret, born 03.09.1917

More about Alexander Redford McIntosh

Alexander was the brother of Sapper Duncan Henry McIntosh 47651, Postal Section, Royal Engineers, who died 14.02.1919.

Alexander R. M’Intosh   Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

Private Alexander R. M’Intosh, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, died from wounds at a base hospital on 13th May.  Private M’Intosh, who was 31 years of age, had been ten months at the front, and prior to enlisting he was employed with Mr John M. Anton, butcher, Hawkhill, and resided at 272 Blackness Road.  He leaves a widow and two children, who are at present residing at 56 Yeaman Street, Forfar.  Deceased has three brothers serving one in France, another in Italy, while his eldest brother volunteered in Australia.

Dundee Courier 18th  May 1918

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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