Alexander Morrison

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 2627
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 25.09.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Rue-Des-Berceaux Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.D.10.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: St Andrews
  • Address: 36 Hilltown, Dundee
  • Occupation: Carter, Carse of Gowrie Dairy Company, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Sarah Morrison

  • Father:

    Alexander Morrison

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Annie Calligan Morrison, 36 Hilltown, Dundee

  • Children:

    Alexina, born 01.08.1907 & William, born 15.03.1911

More about Alexander Morrison

Alexander Morrison   2627   4th Black Watch (Dundee’s Own)


Can any member of the 4th Black Watch (Dundee’s Own) give Mrs Morrison, 36 Hilltown, Dundee, any information regarding her husband, Private Alexander Morrison, whom she believes to be missing?

She has had no word from him for three weeks, and as he was always a regular writer every week she is therefore anxious concerning him.  Private Morrison served in A Company.  Thirty years of age, he joined the Territorials on the outbreak of war, being previously employed as a carter in Dundee.

Dundee Courier 15th October 1915

2nd Report

Alexander Morrison   2627   Black Watch


Mrs Morrison, 36 Hilltown, has received intimation from the War Office that her husband Private Alexander Morrison, Black Watch, who has been reported missing since 25th Sept., 1915, was killed on that date.  Prior to enlistment at the outbreak of war the deceased soldier was employed as a carter by the Carse of Gowrie Dairy Company, Dundee.  He was wounded in May, 1915, but recovered from his injuries, and was able to rejoin his regiment some time afterwards.

Dundee Courier 11th October 1916

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