Alastair Bruce Bremner

Key Information

Name:  Alastair Bruce Bremner

DoB: May 27  1884

Regt: N. Rhodesian Police, Captain.

DoD: Died at Livingstone, N. Rhodesia, the result of an accident, Jan. 1, 1918.

Academic Career: Left, July, 1896. Boarder. Went to Bradfield Coll., 1896-1901.

Biographical Information

Alastair Bruce Bremner

  • Family Background: Alastair was the younger son of William Bremner and Diana Harriet Bruce. His maternal grandfather was Major General Alexander James Bruce of the Madras Staff Corps. His parents were both born in the East Indies. This was clearly a background of Colonial Service and Empire. Alastair was born in Scotland, but in the 1891 Census the family was living at Portland Square, Carlisle. He had an older sister, Helen Marianne and a brother, Huntley William Bruce, who was a private in the Great War and was killed on July 1 1916. He features on the CGS War Memorial also.