Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Philip Alexander

In memory of:

Private James Philip Alexander

August 9, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

628950

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

29th Bn. Canadian Inf .

Additional Information


Born:

January 1, 1889
Midcalder, Scotland

Enlistment:

August 12, 1915
Vernon, British Columbia

Son of Mrs. John Alexander. Husband of Catherine Alexander, of Kirkcaldy, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 358 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. A. 5.

Location:

Rosieres is a village about 32 kilometres east of Amiens and 7.5 kilometres south of the main road from Amiens to St Quentin. From Peronne take the N17 towards Roye. Travel for approximately 7 kilometres to Villers Carlonne then turn right towards Amiens on the N29. Travel for 13 kilometres then turn left on the D329 towards Rosieres, then take the D28 towards Caix. Follow the signs for the communal cemetery which is situated on the northern side of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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