This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 1468
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
- Unit/Ship: 10th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 29
- Date of Death: 25.09.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Loos Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 108 to 112
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 13 Albert Street, Dundee
- Occupation: James Keiller & Sons, Dundee
More about Alexander Pope
Alexander has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.
Alex Pope 1468 Highland Light Infantry
The news of the death in action of Private Alex Pope, of the 10th Highland Light Infantry, was conveyed to his parents, who reside at 13 Albert Street, in letters from two companions, and the sad intelligence has now been confirmed by the War Office. Private Pope, joined the H.L.I. a year ago, and was previously employed by Messrs James Keiller & Son, Ltd. He was 29 years of age, and was very popular with his comrades.
Dundee Courier 26th November 1915
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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