Name:                   Alexander Macleod

Gaelic Name:    Alasdair, Mac Choinnich Mhic Dhomhnaill Mhic Iain

                            Son of Kenneth and Mary (Macdonald) Macleod

Address:           56 North Tolsta

 

Rank:   Corporal
Service unit:     2nd Seaforth Highlanders
Service number:   S/9220
Date of Death:   3rd May, 1917
Age:              28 years
Theatre of War:    France
Interred:     Roeux British Cemetery, grave A.16.
Memorial:     North Tolsta Memorial Cairn
  North Tolsta WW1 Memorial Plaque
Additional information: Alexander resigned from the Edinburgh Constabulary
  when he heard of the death of his brother, Angus's death in 1915.
 

He joined his brother's battalion  'to step into his place'.

He left a widow and two children.

                       

        

 

       

                 

       

                  

               

                                        

 

                                           

                                           

WW1 British Campaign Medals

1914-1915 Star

Victory Medal

British War Medal