Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
We need you to tell us more about the life and times of William Butchart
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 201025
- Rank: Sergeant
- Service Occupation:
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Monifieth
- Address: 60 Strathmartine Rd, Dundee
John, George & David ?
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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