Private Alexander Scott

Service Number 7987


World War 1



Aged 23.
Missing after First Battle of Ypres on a date on or before 11 November 1914. Reported dead by Germans [through US Legation] about six months later.

Son of Alexander Scott, of Maryton, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire.


Country Location Name of Memorial Campaign Names Date(s)
Scotland Kirriemuir Cemetery Strathmore Avenue Kirriemuir Angus Tayside DD8 4DH Kirriemuir War Memorial World War 1
World War 2
Alexander Scott 11-11-1914 View

Further information:

Find more information about a specific soldier visit findmypast. The Scots Guards are delighted that their Enlistment Books from 1840 to 1938 are now available at:

If you have information on a specific memorial please send it on to the Historical Committee. The Memorial information required is:

  • Who or what formation of the Regiment is named on the memorial. What event, dates or other inscriptions on the memorial.
  • The country, nearest town/city or other details of location.
  • A description of the memorial with a photograph if possible.
  • For bigger sites a copy of any advertising information or leaflets would be useful.

Please sent any information that you find to: Michael Campbell-Lamerton

As the information on the database builds up Michael Campbell-Lamerton will be sending regular updates to Archives at RHQ who remains the point of contact about for inquiries on past members of the Regiment.