Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 17068
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 7 Arklay St, Dundee
Jessie Simpson, 7 Arklay St, Dundee
James & 2 other brothers (names unknown)
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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