Alexander Blue Image

Name

Private Alexander Blue

Born

1897-11-23

From

Occupation

Tinsmith

Religion

Baptist

Death

1958-06-02

Awards

1914-15 Star; British War Medal; Victory Medal



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Service Record 1


Regimental Number

54004

Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

Enlisted

Enlistment Date

1914-10-27

Wounded Date

1916-06-29

Wounds

Rifle bullet in chest

Wounded Where

Ypres, Belgium

Discharge Date

1919-09-16

Discharge Cause

Demobilization



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This section, including captions, is a work in progress, with an expected completion date of Dec. 31, 2019. Please contact us with any questions about these images: archives@brucecounty.on.ca; 519-797-2080.


Statement of Service, p. 2, courtesy of RCL #183
Statement of Service, p. 2, courtesy of RCL #183
Alex Blue to his teacher E. Mitchell, back, courtesy of RCL #183
Alex Blue to his teacher E. Mitchell, back, courtesy of RCL #183
Statement of Service, p. 1, courtesy of RCL #183
Statement of Service, p. 1, courtesy of RCL #183
Alex Blue to his teacher E. Mitchell, front, courtesy of RCL #183
Alex Blue to his teacher E. Mitchell, front, courtesy of RCL #183
Biography, courtesy of RCL #183
Biography, courtesy of RCL #183
List of Medals, courtesy of RCL #183
List of Medals, courtesy of RCL #183
Newspaper clipping, courtesy of RCL #183
Newspaper clipping, courtesy of RCL #183
From Alex Blue to Teacher Mitchell, 1915, front, courtesy of RCL #183
From Alex Blue to Teacher Mitchell, 1915, front, courtesy of RCL #183
Statement of Service, courtesy of RCL #183
Statement of Service, courtesy of RCL #183
Alexander Blue and Lorne MacGregor, courtesy of RCL #183
Alexander Blue and Lorne MacGregor, courtesy of RCL #183
Alexander Blue, courtesy of RCL #183
Alexander Blue, courtesy of RCL #183
Alex Blue, with wife Lillian and son Alex Jr., courtesy of RCL #183
Alex Blue, with wife Lillian and son Alex Jr., courtesy of RCL #183
From Alex Blue to Teacher Mitchell, 1915, back, courtesy of RCL #183
From Alex Blue to Teacher Mitchell, 1915, back, courtesy of RCL #183

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