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:
- Service no: Clyde Z/634
- Rank: Able Seaman
- Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
- Unit/Ship: Collingwood Bn R.N. Div
- Place of Death: Turkey/Gallipoli
- Age at Death: 19
- Date of Death: 04.06.1915
- Burial Country: Turkey/Gallipoli
- Cemetery: Helles Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 8 to 15
- Date of Birth: 19.05.1896
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 9 Blackness Ave, Dundee
- Occupation: Law Clerk
More about Alex Samson
Alex has no known grave but is remembered on the Helles Memorial.
Alexander Samson CZ/634 Collingwood Bn R.N.D.
Missing, assumed killed in action 4th June 1915. Reported killed by Clyde Z/303 AB C. McRae & Clyde Z/387 AB L. Hood; Body reported found 12th July 1915; Born 19th May 1896. A Law Clerk. At the time of his enlistment he was living with his father, George, at 16 Jedburgh Road, Dundee, Forfarshire.
R.N.D. Data Base
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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