Alexander Simpson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 17068
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 22.10.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Terlicthun British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: VI.B.13.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 7 Arklay St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jessie Simpson, 7 Arklay St, Dundee

  • Father:

    John Simpson

  • Siblings:

    James & 2 other brothers (names unknown)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Alexander Simpson

Alexander was the brother of Pte James Young Simpson, 150568, 1st Battalion, Royal Dragoons, who was killed in action, 23.03.1918.

Alexander Simpson   17068   Cameron Highlanders

SIMPSON___Died of wounds received in action on 22nd October, Pte. Alex. Simpson, Cameron Highlanders, youngest son of Mrs Simpson, 7 Arklay Street, Dundee.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 31st October 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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