Name :-   McLean, Alexander McKenzie

Nationality :-   UK

Age :-   32

Rank :-   Fusilier

Number :-  3127835

Medal :-

Service :-   Army

Regiment / ship :-  2nd Bn., Royal Scots Fusiliers

Date of death :-   17th March 1944

Cemetery / Memorial :-   Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio, Italy

Area of cemetery / memorial :-  IV.C.I   

Family information :-   Son of Peter McLean and Annie Norrie McKenzie, King's Road, Coupar Angus, Perthshire; husband of Pauline Cuthbert, Pearl Cottage, Old Rattray, Perthshire

Extra information :-

His father, Peter, was killed in the First World War. He doesn't appear to have come from this area.  it's possible that he is on the CWGC site as being a Private in the Black Watch, and dying on 25th September, 1915.

Peter Junior was the fourth son, two brothers were also in the services.  He married Pauline in 1939.

He had been a regular soldier in the Royal Scots for some 12 years, prior to working in England as a plasterer.  He was recalled to the regiment at the start of the war.