This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Charles Henry Beatson
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 37834
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Royal Berkshire Regiment
- Unit/Ship: 2nd/4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 23
- Date of Death: 14.09.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Laventie Military Cemetery, La Gorgue
- Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.E.5.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Scone
- Occupation: Baker
Jane Ann Beatson, 24 Watson St, Dundee
More about Charles Henry Beatson
Charles was the brother of Pte John Beatson, S/42548, 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders, who was killed 23.10.1918.
Charles Beatson 37834 Royal Berkshire Regiment
The two sons of Mr Beatson, 24 Watson Street, Dundee, have been killed in action within the past month. Private Charles, who was the elder son, was 23 years of age. He enlisted three years ago, proceeding to France with the Berkshires shortly after. Prior to enlistment deceased was employed as a baker.
Dundee Courier 11th November 1918
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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