Blue, Alexander Edward: Service no. 54004

Digitized Service Record

Source: Bruce Remembers

Series of blog articles available regarding this soldier due to the wealth of material available at Bruce Remembers.

  1. He Was a Young Lad Frightened and About To Go “Over the Top”: A Simple Biography of Private A.E. Blue
  2. We Shall Not Forget to Pray for Him: News reaches home in Paisley, Ontario regarding the condition of Private Blue
  3. It is nothing but hell on earth out there, and I know it.: A Letter From Private Blue
  4. The Wounds of Private Blue
  5. The Postcards of Private Blue to Miss Ella Mitchell, A Teacher in Paisley
  6. A Swim Binds Two Soldiers in Time

A2009.210.001 - Military - Photo - Alexander E. Blue, 1886-1958 400x400

247117a 247117b A2009.210.001 - Photo - Alexander E. Blue, 1886-1958 A2009.210.003 - Certificate - Statement of Service - Alexander Edward Blue, Jul 23, 1990 A2009.210.005 - Newspaper Clipping - Alexander Blue's injuries including a letter written by Blue plus the story - Copy (2) A2009.210.006b - back - From Alex Blue to his teacher Miss. Ella Mitchell Apr 13, 1915 A2009.210.007b -back - From Alex Blue to his teacher Miss. Ella Mitchell A2009.210.011 - Biography - Alexander Edward Blue Bathing in the river Casualty Card showing status of Pte Blue during time of chest wound