Collection MS 385 - Alfred McDougall WWI papers

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MS 385

Title

Alfred McDougall WWI papers

Date(s)

  • 1916-1950s (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1 folder

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Biographical history

Alfred McDougall was born 22 February 1899. Alfred originally enlisted in the Black Watch at the start of WWI. However, when it was discovered that he had lied about his age, he was discharged in 1916. He later enlisted in the Gordon Highlanders Regiment, and in 1918 was severely injured. Demobilized in 1919, Alfred went on to marry and have a family. He died 13 May 1983.

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Kept by the family

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Scope and content

/1 Alfred McDougall portrait on postcard, in army uniform, nd /2 Box with inscription '2187 Dundee Alfred J.G McDougall', contains 1 Special Constabulary Service medal; 1 British War Medal 1914-1918; 1 Allied Victory Medal /3 Discharge certificate, 1916 /4 Character cerificate, including reason for discharge and date, 1916 /5 Army Injury Report on McDougall, describing gunshot to the head and chest, 26th July 1918 /6 Army Injury Report on McDougall, describing his hospitalisation for bronchial pneumonia, 22nd October 1918 /7 Army Injury Report on McDougall, describing his hospitalisation for seborrhoea, 30th December 1918 /8 Protection Certificate and Certificate of Identity, 1919 /9 Soldier's Demobilization Account, 1919 /10 Certificate of Transfer to Reserve on Demobilization, 21st March 1919 /11 War Savings Association book, 1920s-1930s /12 Preservation of health on field service booklet, nd /13 Document holder for discharged soliders /14 Ration book, 1953-1954

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Not expected

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Usually chronological within series.

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Conditions governing access

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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MS 385

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997

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Catalogued

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  • English

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