Alan MacArthur Fyfe

Biography of Alan MacArthur Fyfe

Major Alan MacArthur Fyfe was born in Glasgow and graduated MA from the University in 1935. He was President of the Oxford Union, 1937. In 1939 the General Council Registers Of Members recorded his occupation as "political organizer" and printed his address in Kensington in London.

Fyfe served as a Major in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders during the war. He died on 7 August 1944 in France. His name is inscribed on the Second World War Roll of Honour on the Chapel Passage, East Wall, at Balliol College, Oxford, as well as on the University's Roll of Honour.


Alan MacArthur Fyfe
Born 8 April 1913, Glasgow, Scotland.
Died 7 August 1944.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degree: MA, 1935;
Father's Details: William MacArthur Fyfe; Ship chandler
War Service: Major, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Grave / Memorial: Bayeux War Cemetery, France
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 9th Jan 2008

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