Alex Samson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/634
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 19.05.1896
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 9 Blackness Ave, Dundee
  • Occupation: Law Clerk
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    George Samson

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
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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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