Charles Barr

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 635100
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 256th Brigade
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 13.08.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Bois-Guillaume Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: E. 13B.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 22 Arthur Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Victoria Rd, Callender Works, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Annabella Barr, 22 Arthur St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Charles, born 04.04.1909, James, born 03.03.1912, Alexander, born 06.09.1913, Elizabeth, born 01.06.1915 & Annabella, born 25.05.1918.

More about Charles Barr

The following intimation appeared in the Dundee Courier 20.08.1918. There is no Charles Ball R.F.A., listed on the original Dundee Roll of Honour, C.W.G.C. S.D.G.W. or the Scottish National War Memorial but the information matches  Sgt Charles Barr, R.F.A. who is listed on the original Dundee Roll of Honour.

Charles Ball   Royal Field Artillery

R.F.A. Sergeant’s Death.

Sergeant Charles Ball, R.F.A., has died of wounds.  He resided at 22 Arthur Street, and joined up at the outbreak of war.  Sergeant Ball had been three and a half years in France, and in civil life he was employed in the Victoria Road Calender.  He leaves a widow and five children.

Dundee Courier 20th August 1918

Information supplied by Gary Thomson and Michael Caldwell

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