McDowell, Alexander (No. 332021)

McDowell, Alexander

Private

No. 332021, 1st/6th Battalion, King’s (Liverpool Regiment)

Killed in action in France on Tuesday 9 April 1918

No known grave

Commemorated:

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Loos Memorial, France (Panel 27 to 30)

Second Newtownards Presbyterian Church

BIOGRAPHY

In the Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 – 1919 database it is recorded that Private Alexander McDowell (No. 332021) was born in Newtownards and he enlisted in Liverpool.

Private Alexander McDowell (No. 332021) served with the King’s (Liverpool Regiment) and he was officially presumed to have been killed in action on or since 9 April 1918.

In the Army Registers of Soldiers’ Effects his brother John was authorised to receive payments owing to him.

Private Alexander McDowell (No. 332021) has no known grave and he is commemorated on the Loos Memorial in France and in Second Newtownards Presbyterian Church.