Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: July 1916
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 203066
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 19
- Date of Death: Between 20.11.1917 & 23.11.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Cambrai Memorial, Louverval
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 10
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 118 Albert Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Fleming & Barry, Camperdown Sawmills, Dundee
Helen Brown, 118 Albert St, Dundee
Charles Brown, 118 Albert St, Dundee
George & John
More about Charles Brown
Charles has no known grave but is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial.
Charles Brown 203066 Seaforth Highlanders
BREAK IN PATRIOTIC DUNDEE FAMILY.
Mr and Mrs Chas. Brown, 118 Albert Street, Dundee, have been informed that their son, Private Charles Brown, Seaforth Highlanders, was killed in action on 21st November. The sad news was conveyed in a letter from his captain, who stated that Private Brown was killed during an attack. Deceased who was 19 years of age, enlisted in July, 1916, and had been in France only since September of this year. Prior to joining up he was employed with Messrs Fleming & Barry, Camperdown Sawmills. Mr and Mrs Brown have other two sons on active service. Pte. George, Seaforth Highlanders, who has been three times wounded, is at present in Mesopotamia, and Private John, Black Watch, who has been four times wounded, is serving in France.
Dundee Courier 19th December 1917
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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