Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Perth
- Service no: 8686
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 32
- Date of Death: 13/10/1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Loos Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 78 to 83.
- Date of Birth: 16.04.1883
- Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
- Address: 152 High Street, Lochee.
- Occupation: Police Constable, Dundee
Ann Pearson, 152 High St, Lochee
More about Alexander Pearson
Alexander has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.
Alexander Pearson 8686 Black Watch
PEARSON___Killed in action, on 13th October, No. 8686 Private Alexander Pearson, 1st Black Watch, second son of Mrs Pearson, 152 High Street, Lochee.
Dundee People’s Journal 13th November 1915
Additional information and image courtesy of Dundee City Police Memorial booklet. Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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