We remember Robert Meldrum Alexander

We remember Robert Meldrum Alexander

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Timeline

Timeline

1888
sibling Mary A P Alexander Source:9600235 1888
1889
birth Drumdollo, Forgue, Aberdeenshire United Kingdom Source:9600213 1st July 1889
1892
sibling Maggie Alexander Source:9600235 1892
1893
sibling John Alexander Source:9600235 1893
1898
sibling George Meldrum Alexander Source:9600235 1898
1900
sibling William Alexander Source:9600235 1900
1901
location 4 Burnside Cottage, Drumblade, Aberdeenshire United Kingdom parents address Source:9600235 April 1901
1912
marriage Isabella Mcpherson Shaw Source:9601519 19th June 1912
1913
enlistment United Kingdom Source:9250651 8th April 1913
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9631115 March 1915
1915
hospitalisation He was badly wounded when hit by an artillery fragment. Infection set in and gangrene developed. Hospital/Institution Source:9595284 June 1915
1916
discharge Source:9250651 9th June 1916
1916
location 23 Church Street, Huntly, Aberdeenshire United Kingdom their own address Source:9631006 28th November 1916
1916
children Robert Alexander Source:9595374 1916
1918
children George Alexander Source:9595374 1918
1920
children Anna Alexander Source:9595374 1920
service British Army Lance Corporal 1306 Gordon Highlanders 1/6th gordon highland Battalion Source:11149
service British Army Serjeant 1306 Gordon Highlanders 1/6th gordon highland Battalion Source:11149
1965
death Unknown Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Canada Source:9631217 16th February 1965
burial Beechmount Cemetery, Non-War Cemetery Edmonton, Alberta Canada Source:9631217

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Robert Meldrum
Initials RM
Last Name Alexander
Source 9600213
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
23 Church Street, Huntly, Aberdeenshire United Kingdom their own address known 28th November 1916
4 Burnside Cottage, Drumblade, Aberdeenshire United Kingdom parents address known April 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 1306 Gordon Highlanders 1/6th gordon highland Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 1306 Gordon Highlanders 1/6th gordon highland Battalion Serjeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Robert Alexander son 1916
George Alexander son 1918
Anna Alexander daughter 1920
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Hellen Meldrum mother
Alexander Alexander father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary A P Alexander sister 1888
Maggie Alexander sister 1892
John Alexander brother 1893
George Meldrum Alexander brother 1898
William Alexander brother 1900
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Isabella Mcpherson Shaw wife 19th June 1912

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London Gazette 01/01/1916 Jacqui101199
Supplement to the London Gazette Jacqui101199
Details of R Alexander Death Jacqui101199

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