Alexander KIRKWOOD

Regiment:               R.E.  

Rank & Number:     
Not Known  

19 June 1889; Kirklee, Fairlie  

                       Not Known  

Brother of Adam Kirkwood

ALEXANDER KIRKWOOD was born 19 Jun 1889 at Kirklee, Fairlie to parents James, master baker and Margaret Wilson (who married in Largs on 25 Nov 1870).   

In the 1891 Census, Alexander, aged 1, is living Kirklee House, Fairlie with parents James (42, b. Largs, baker) and Margaret (42, b. Skelmorlie) and siblings Helen (18), Agnes (17), Margaret (15), James (11), John (8), Robert (6) and Adam (5)  

In the 1901 Census, aged 11, he is living Kirklee, Fairlie with parents James (52, baker) and Margt (52) and siblings Margt (25), Annie (22), James (21), John (18), Robert (16) and Adam (15)   In the 1911 Census, aged 21 and a baker, he is a boarder at Ayr Street, Dundonald, Troon    


No medal index card was found, but his regiment was given on the plaque as ‘R.E.’ (Royal Engineers)

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