Charles Avis

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: October 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 14658
  • Rank: Guardsman
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion,
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 15.03.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Sailly-Saillisel British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: V.G.3.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Broughty Ferry
  • Address: 15 Paterson Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Francis Stevenson & Sons, Dyers, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Annie Avis, 15 Paterson St, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Avis, 15 Paterson St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    David, John, Fanny, Annie, Mrs McKeith & Mrs Walker

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Charles Avis

Charles Avis   14658   Scots Guards

Intimation has been received by Mr and Mrs James Avis, 15 Paterson Street, Dundee, of the death in action of their eldest son, Private Charles Avis, Scots Guards.  Private Avis, who was only 22 years of age, enlisted in October 1915, and went to the front in January last.  Prior to the outbreak of war the deceased was employed with Messrs Francis Stevenson & Sons, dyers, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 31st March 1917

AVISKilled in action, on 15th March, Private Charles Avis, Scots Guards, aged 22 years, eldest son of James Avis and Mrs Avis, 15 Paterson Street, Dundee, formerly of Broughty Ferry. – Inserted by his loving father and mother, also by his loving brother David, John and sisters Fanny and Annie, also by his sister and brother-in-law (in Mesopotamia), Mr and Mrs J. M’Keith, and his sister and brother-in-law (in France) Mr and Mrs D. Walker.

Dundee People’s Journal 31st March 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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