William Butchart

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 201025
  • Rank: Sergeant
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  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th/5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 26.09.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 94 to 96

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Monifieth
  • Address: 60 Strathmartine Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
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  • Siblings:

    John, George & David ?

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More about William Butchart

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial. Believed to be the brother of Pte John Butchart, 7495, Wiltshire Regiment, Pte George Butchart, 308682, Tank Corps & Pte David Butchart, 381140, 140th Coy, Labour Corps.

William Butchart   201025   Black Watch

BUTCHART―Killed in action, on 26th September, Sergeant William Butchart, Black Watch―deeply mourned. – Inserted by his cousins, the Misses Mathers, 60 Strathmartine Road, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 8th December 1917

BUTCHART―In loving memory of Sergeant William Butchart, Black Watch, killed in action, 26th September 1917.  – Inserted by his brother and sister-in-law, Mr and Mrs Butchart, 55 William Street, Dundee, and brother on active service.

Dundee People’s Journal 28th September 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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