Dunkley, Alexander


War Service:
Second Lieutenant ALEXANDER DUNKLEY of the 9th battalion Worcestershire Regiment died on 9 April 1916, aged 24.
He had joined the 9th on 10 June 1915 having previously served with the 12th battalion.

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Basra Memorial in Iraq. The Basra Memorial commemorates more than 40,500 members of the Commonwealth forces who died in the operations in Mesopotamia from the Autumn of 1914 to the end of August 1921 and whose graves are not known.

Location of Memorial:
He is also remembered on the and on the memorial at Haberdashers' Aske's School in New Cross.

He was the son of Alfred and Fanny Isabel Dunkley, of 71, Maxey Road, Plumstead. In the summer of 1915 in Woolwich he married Emily Law. They lived at 22, Swettenham Place, Plumstead.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

Do you have more information on this person or the memorial they are commemorated on? If so click here to contribute information.


by Local History and Archives Centre, Lewisham and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License