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: December 1914
- Place of enlistment: Lochgelly
- Service no: 6147
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 29
- Date of Death: 23/10/1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier and Face 10 A.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Auchterderran, Fife
- Address: 13 Annfield Row, Dundee
- Occupation: Miner, Minto Colliery, Cardenden
Williamina Sinclair, 13 Annfield Row, Dundee
Jeanie, born 16.06.1914
More about Alexander Sinclair
Alexander has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.
Alexander Sinclair 6147 Black Watch
Mrs Sinclair, 13 Annfield Row, Dundee, has received intimation that her husband, Private Alex Sinclair, Black Watch, fell in action in France on the 23rd October. Private Sinclair was prior to enlistment a miner in the Minto Collieries Cardenden. He joined the colours in December 1914, and went to France in July last. He was 29 years of age.
Dundee Peoples Journal 18th November 1916
Photo kindly supplied by Gary Fitzpatrick, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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