We remember Alexander Cranna Birnie

We remember Alexander Cranna Birnie

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Timeline

1878
sibling George Sim Webster Source:7650164 21st February 1878
1881
sibling Isabella Birnie Source:7650164 1881
1883
sibling Robert Birnie Webster Source:7650164 12th April 1883
1890
sibling Elizabeth Birnie Source:7650164 1890
1891
birth Strichen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. United Kingdom Source:7650164 6th November 1891
1895
sibling Jessie Somerville Birnie Source:7650164 4th March 1895
1898
sibling Alice Birnie Source:7650164 12th February 1898
1901
sibling Allan Birnie Source:7650164 7th May 1901
1902
sibling Adam Birnie Source:7650164 28th September 1902
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7650164 2nd May 1915 - 31st July 1916
1915
children Georgina Birnie Source:7650164 15th December 1915
1915
marriage Elizabeth Jane Scott Source:7650164 22nd December 1915
1916
dates Age 24 Source:7650164 31st July 1916
location 4 Water Lane, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland United Kingdom parents address Source:7650164
service British Army Corporal 2436 1/5th Battalion Gordon Highlanders Source:7650164
service British Army Corporal 2436 Gordon Highlanders Source:355759
service British Army Private 2436 Gordon Highlanders Source:355759
employment A fine athletic fellow Ellon District Committee of County Council Ellon Aberdeenshire United Kingdom Source:7650164
1916
death Killed in Action At High Wood, Bazentin France Source:7294321 Source:7650164 31st July 1916
burial Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France IV. E. 2. Source:7730592

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Alexander Cranna
Initials AC
Last Name Birnie
Source 7650164
First Names Corporal Alex C
Initials CAC
Last Name Birnie
Source 7650164
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
4 Water Lane, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland United Kingdom parents address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 2436 Gordon Highlanders Private
British Army 2436 Gordon Highlanders Corporal
British Army 2436 1/5th Battalion Gordon Highlanders Corporal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Georgina Birnie daughter 15th December 1915
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George Birnie father
Elizabeth Birnie nee Webster mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Birnie sister 1890
Alice Birnie sister 12th February 1898
Allan Birnie brother 7th May 1901
Adam Birnie brother 28th September 1902
George Sim Webster brother 21st February 1878
Isabella Birnie sister 1881
Jessie Somerville Birnie sister 4th March 1895
Robert Birnie Webster brother 12th April 1883
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Jane Scott wife 22nd December 1915

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Medal Card for Cpl Alex Cranna Birnie George56892
Cpl Alex C Birnie Headstone (mis-spelled) George56892
Ellon memorial Cpl Alex C Birnie George56892
Ellon Memorial George56892
Death registration for Alexander Cranna Birnie George56892
Birth reg for Robert Birnie Webster George56892
Alick's Headstone, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Fr George56892
Alick's C.W.G.C. commemoration. George56892
Alexander Birnie Ian81286
medallion Ian81286
Strichen War Memorial George56892
Alex's centenary 31.07.2016. George56892

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