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Alexander Christie


12038 Private

2nd Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 10th Brigade, 4th Division

Age: 25

Date of Death: 22.2.15

Buried: Prowse Point Military Cemetery I.F.18

Family history: Son of John and Helen Christie, 48 Howgate, Falkirk. He had two brothers James and David and a sister Jessie. Before he enlisted on the outbreak of the war, he was employed as a painter and paper hanger by David McGilchrist of Graham’s Road, Falkirk. He landed in France on 3 January 1915.

The action leading to his death

The battalion was in the line at St Yves at Ploegsteert. The War diary records that there was ‘heavier sniping than usual’. It is likely that Alexander was a victim of this sniping.

Great War Battlefields, Ypres, Belgium
War Diary

Great War battlefields, Ypres, Belgium.
Linesman Map

The cemetery was begun by the 2nd Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 10th Brigade, 4th Division and the 1st Royal Warwickshires, 10th Brigade, 4th Division and was used from November 1914 to April 1918.


Medals Awarded:

1915 Star, The British War Medal, Victory Medal.



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