Alexander Ogilvie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 202012
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 9th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 31/07/1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 37.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 4 Gellatly Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Baxter Bros & Co Ltd, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Jessie Thoms, 4 Gellatly St, Dundee

  • Father:

    William John Thoms (stepfather) 4 Gellatly St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Samuel

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Alexander Ogilvie

Alexander has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial. This man is listed as Ogilvy on the original Dundee Roll of Honour.

This man was also known as Alexander Thoms

This man served as Alexander Ogilvie

Alexander Thoms   Black Watch

DUNDEE BLACK WATCH LAD KILLED.

Mrs Thoms, 4 Gellatly Street, Dundee, has received intimation from the War Office that her son Alexander, attached to the machine gun section of the Black Watch, was killed on the 6th inst.

He was 19 years of age, and before joining was employed with Baxter Brothers & Co., Ltd.  Mrs Thoms other son, Samuel, has been in France since the outbreak of war, being transferred from South Africa.

Dundee Courier 25th August 1917

Information supplied by Gary Thomson and Michael Caldwell

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