Alfred McMurchie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3/2546
  • Rank: Private
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  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 05.09.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 10A

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 18 Bruce St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Mill Worker
  • Mother:

    Isabella McMurchie, 18 Bruce St, Dundee

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More about Alfred McMurchie

Alfred has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

3-2456 Pte. Alfred M’Murchie, 1st Black Watch, was killed in action on 5 September 1916, aged 20. The son of Mrs M’Murchie, 18 Bruce Street, Alfred was employed as a millworker before the war.

DUNDEE SOLDIER KILLED. Mrs M’Murchie, 18 Bruce Street, Dundee, has received official intimation that her son, Private Alfred M’Murchie, Black Watch, has been killed in action. Private M’Murchie was in his 20th year. He joined the Black Watch about two years ago, and had been at the front for a considerable time. Prior to enlistment Private M’Murchie was employed as a millworker. The Courier, Thursday, 21 September 1916, 4.

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