2693634, Company Sergeant Major, Alexander LAW
Aged 31

Scots Guards
Died of his Wounds on Tuesday 12th September 1944

Born at 72 Foulford Road, Cowdenbeath on 7th October 1911, to Alexander Watson and Marion Noble LAW.
He appears to be the son of Alexander and Marion Auchter?..Hislop LAW (née POLLOCK). Father was a coal miner who died before the birth of his son. The memorial headstone details match what Scottish records have been seen.

A police constable, in the 1939 register, he lived at 127 New Cheveley Road, Newmarket with his wife Ada Laura PETCH [2-5-1914]. She later married Kenneth G.SMITH (Newmarket 1964)

He was mentioned in despatches.

Originally he was buried at Veldbeek, a few kilometres north east of Diest, but moved to Leopoldsburg War Cemetery on 16th August 1946

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Alexander is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery, Belgium Ref- VI.B.2
and commemorated on Woodditton war memorial
and also commemorated on the Hechtel Memorial (many Welsh and Scots Guards are commemorated there)

click here to go to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website for full cemetery/memorial details