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Alexander was born in 1889 to Arthur and Rose May Comrie of 10 Eskdale Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne.
During the War, Alexander served as a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Engineers, 257th Tunnelling Company. He died on 15th August 1916 aged 27. He died of wounds (accidental) according to the UK Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929.
68 Fern Avenue, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne (place of residence 1891 Census)
16 Archbold Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne (place of residence 1901 Census)
Alexander is buried in the Chocques Military Cemetery in Pas De Calais, France.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
Newcastle University Archives (Roll of Service, Armstrong College Calendars, The Northerner Student Magazine)
UK Census registers, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
UK Military Service Records, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
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