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: Cupar
- Service no: 39205
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
- Unit/Ship: 13th Battalion
- Place of Death: Frezenberg, Belgium
- Age at Death: 32
- Date of Death: 22.08.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: LIII.F.12.
- Date of Birth: 1885
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 40 Dallfield Walk, Dundee
Alex Watt, 32 Seafield, Dundee
Harry (Henry), David
Margaret Watt, Foodie Ash, Cupar
More about Alexander Watt
Alexander had 3 brothers who also served during the Great War, they were, Pte Harry (Henry) Watt 8478, 1st Battalion,Leinster Regiment who was killed in action 12.05.1915 at Sanctuary Wood, Belgium, Pte David Watt 39560, 13th Battalion Royal Scots who died of wounds 14.02.1918 at the 3rd London General Hospital, Wansworth, and a 3rd brother who survived the war as a P.O.W.
Alexander was a Railway Points man & Estate gardener in Dundee. He served in the 13th Battalion Royal Scots, having previously serving with the Black Watch Reg no. S/15104. He was killed in action attacking the Potsdam Pillbox, Frezenberg.
Information kindly supplied by Kenny Watt, additional information and images kindly supplied by Wurz, findagrave.com.
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