- Last Name
- First Names
- North Merchiston
- Date of Death
- 9th August 1916
- Royal Scots
- Biographical information
Alexander Duff served with the 6th Battalion of the Royal Scots, and was attached to the 1st & 5th Battalions. Son of widow, Helen Duff, they resided at 8 Wardlaw Place.
He was employed as a glue packer, then with Alder & Mackay meter works, Stewart Terrace.
His brothers and sister were L/Corp James Adam Duff, 5 R. Scots, d. 16 Nov 1916, John, Robert and Elizabeth Duff.
His name was on the WW1 memorial at North Merchiston Church.
His photo was contained in the Edinburgh Evening News under the title of Scots who have died for their Country.
He died on 9th August 1916 and is buried in Cambrin Churchyard Extension, France.