Alexander Moffat

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 1916
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 241824
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 30
  • Date of Death: 17.07.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Pernes British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: V.E.49.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 30 Springhill, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Mary Moffat, 30 Springhill, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Craik Moffat, 30 Springhill, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    George & James

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Alexander Moffat

Alexander Moffat   241824   Gordon Highlanders

Mrs Moffat, 30 Springhill, Dundee, has received official intimation that one of her three soldier sons has died of wounds.  The deceased, Lance-Corporal Alexander Moffat, Gordon Highlanders, was wounded on 17th July and died the same day from his injuries.  He was 31 years of age, and joined up towards the end of 1916.  He had been thirteen months in France, and had been slightly wounded on a former occasion.  The Lance-Corporal was expected home shortly on Furlough.

Dundee Courier 26th July 1918

His brother George served with the 1st Battalion, Australian Infantry and his brother James served with the Royal Army Service Corps, both brothers survived the war.

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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