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Private Alexander Livingstone Dunlop



Date of birth: 1886-01-27
Place of birth:
Marital status: no data
Date of death: 1918-06-27
Cause of death: Killed in action
Buried: Halifax Memorial, Panel 2.


Regimental number: 418883
Highest Rank: Private
Rank detail

Private (Army).

Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle torpedoed 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U86


LAC ID: 369619
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4
Service file: B2742-S025
Uploader's Notes: Son of A.A. and Annie Mae Rillop Dunlop. Enlisted in the 42nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regt.) in April, 1915.
The Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle, bound from Halifax, Nova Scotia, for Liverpool, was torpedoed on June 27th, 1918, 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U-86. Despite regulation Red Cross lights, the ship was deliberatly torpedeod and most survivors, including 14 Nursing Sisters were machine gunned. The Llandovery Castle became the rallying cry for the Canadian troops during the Last 100 Days offensive.
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Date added: 2005-04-08
Last modified: 2013-07-20