Robert Alcorn

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Aberdeen
  • Service no: 1860
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 09.05.1915
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Ploegsteert Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 7

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Mrs Keen (stepmother) 12 Canal Rd, Aberdeen

  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    Mary Mathieson, 1 Hunter St, Dundee

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Robert Alcorn

Robert has no known grave but is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial.

Although both the Dundee Roll of Honour and Peoples Journal, Dundee War Memorial Supplement list this man as Alfred Alcorn 1860, according to both C.W.G.C. website and S.D.G.W. database record the Reg No 1860 to Robert Alcorn 5th Battalion Black Watch.


Information supplied by Gary Thomson

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