Alexander Nairn Ogilvie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 29.05.1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 19289
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 07.10.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Chocques Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.G.1.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 2 City Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: Tenter, Camperdown Works, Lochee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Mary Ann Ogilvie nee Briton, 2 City Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    Henrietta, born 06.10.1906, Jessie born 30.06.1912 & Andrew, born 10.09.1914

More about Alexander Nairn Ogilvie

Alexander Ogilvie   19289   2d Royal Scots Fusiliers



A widow and three children are left to mourn the loss of Private Alexander Ogilvie, 2nd Royal Scots Fusiliers, who has met his death on the battlefield.

Mrs Ogilvie, who resides at 2 City Road, Dundee, had official intimation that he was killed in action on 7th inst.  Private Ogilvie had been at the front only about a fortnight when he met his death.

Thirty-one years of age, he enlisted since war broke out, and was employed as a Tenter in Camperdown Works, Lochee.

Dundee Courier 28th October 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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