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Record #23222
Name :
: Alexander URQUHART (1894 - 1915)
  aka : Private Urquhart

BMD and other details
Date of Birth
: 11 Jan 1894

Marriage (1)
Marriage (2)

Date of Death
: 5 Nov 1915   Notes : Killed in Action
Abode (1) : Place of BirthScotland, Inverness
Abode (2) : Place of Death / BurialBelgium
Sailing Information
Date of Arrival
: 16 Jun 1913
: Canada

: Hesperian

Placement Family
Homes / Agencys
Institution (GB)

: Sailing Alone
NotesThe following records have been discerned for Private Alexander Urquhart.

1901 Scotish Census records state Alexander Urquhart was 6 yers of age born about 1895 in Inverness. He's with his mother, Mary (48) at 3 Telford Road, Inverness, Scotland. Siblings are Agness (15), Jessie (13), Angus (11) all in residence.

Library and Archives Canada
Given Name: Alick
Age: 18
Sex: M
Ship: Hesperian
Year of Arrival: 1913
Departure Port: Glasgow
Departure Date: 1913-06-07
Arrival Port: Quebec
Arrival Date: 1913-06-16
Comments: Individuals
Notes: The child's surname was illegible or difficult to decipher
Source: Library and Archives Canada
Reference: RG 76 C1a
Microfilm: T-4798
Type of Record: Passenger Lists

Attestation papers signed 18 Sep 1914 in Valcartier, Quebec. Alexander Urquhart was born 11 Jan 1894 in Inverness, Scotland. His Next of Kin was listed as his father, Alexander Urquhart of Parks of Inches, Inverness, Scotland. His occupation was listed as Labourer. 5'8 1/2" in height with brown hair and brown eyes. His Religion was listed as Presbyterian.

Commonwealth War Graves Registers states Alexander was Killed in Action. His Next of Kin was listed as Alex Urquhart (Father) of Parks of Inches, Inverness, Scotland. He was buried in Saint Quentin Cabaret Military Cemetery, Heuvelland, West Flanders, Belgium.
Plot: I. C. 26.

Canadian Virtual War Memorial states he was a native of Parks of Inshes. Son of Alexander and Marjory Urquhart, of Easterfield of Inshes, Inverness-shire.

Find A Grave Memorial# 12731702 
ContributorsCreated : 2013-10-18 07:59:46 / From original database

Last Updated : 2013-10-18 08:01:08 /

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IDNameDOBPlace of birthArrivals & ShipsDest.AgencyFamily links
23222 URQUHART, Alexander1894SCT,    , Inverness Jun 1913 : Hesperian CAN Sailing Alone  
13187 URQUHART, Jessie1881ENG, SRY, Wandsworth Jul 1898 : Labrador CAN Barnardos