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Private Alexander Dalziel

2nd Battalion Black Watch ( Royal Highlanders )
Service No: s / 7104

Alexander Dalziel grave





Personal details

Family Information

Alexanders death notice in the Coatbridge Leader on the 01/12/1917 was inserted by his 3 sisters

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / Coatbridge


Killed in Action 21/01/1916




Victoria Iron Works


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Buried / Remembered

Basra Memorial, Iraq

Cemetery / Memorial Information

The Basra Memorial commemorates more than 40,500 members of the Commonwealth forces who died in the operations in Mesopotamia from the Autumn of 1914 to the end of August 1921 and whose graves are not known.

Additional Information

Alexander was reported missing on the 21/01/1916 but his death was not confirmed until November 1917. Also remembered on the Trinity Parish Church Roll of Honour (see photos). See photos for Alexanders name on the Basra Memorial.

  Medal Index Card  newspaper clipping  remembered at home  additional photo

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