Trooper ALEXANDER MacLEOD (photo added)

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Rank Trooper
Forenames ALEXANDER
Surname MacLEOD (photo added)
Initials A
Place of Birth DRUMBEG, SUTHERLANDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Saturday, 04 August 1923
Date of Death Tuesday, 08 August 1944
Age 21
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From LAIRG, SUTHERLANDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 7962376
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Armoured Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 144 (8 Battalion, The East Lancashire Regiment) Regiment
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location IV. B. 8.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF HECTOR AND MARION MACLEOD, OF DRUMBEG BY LAIRG, SUTHERLANDSHIRE.

Additional Information

 

 

ALEXANDER MacLEOD was born on the family croft at Pollachapull, near Drumbeg, in the Parish of Assynt, Sutherlandshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, on Saturday the 4th August 1923.1

 

 

Trooper ALEXANDER MacLEOD, undated.

 

 

References
1 Photographs and additional information, unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by Marion MacLeod, niece of Trooper Alexander MacLeod, via David Haines.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Marion MacLeod, niece of Trooper Alexander MacLeod, via David Haines.
Additional photographs provided by: Marion MacLeod, niece of Trooper Alexander MacLeod, via David Haines and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Marion MacLeod, niece of Trooper Alexander MacLeod, via David Haines.

 

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