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:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 1323
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st/4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 22
- Date of Death: 08/08/1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Rue-Du-Bacquerot No.1 Military Cemetery, Laventie
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.B.1.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Broughty Ferry
- Address: Waverley Buildings, 98 King St, Broughty Ferry
- Occupation: Monifieth Foundry
Mary Jane Clark, 98 King St, Broughty Ferry
James Clark, 98 King St, Broughty Ferry
More about Charles Clark
On 8 August 1915, 1323 Pte. Charles Clark, 4th Black Watch, was killed in action in France, aged 22. Clark was the second son of Mr and Mrs James Clark, King Street, Broughty Ferry. He is buried in Rue-du-Bacquerot No. 1 Military Cemetery, Laventie, Pas de Calais, France, I. B. 1.
BROUGHTY FERRY 4TH BLACK WATCH MAN KILLED. Private Charles Clark, 4th Black Watch, was fatally shot in the trenches on Sunday last.
The news has been conveyed to his parents at King Street, Broughty Ferry, through Chaplain W. Thomson, who mentioned Clark’s popularity in the regiment. Private Clark was the second son of Mr James Clark, marine engineer. He was 22 years of age, and was employed in Monifieth Foundry previous to joining the colours.
Mr Clark has two other sons serving their King and country in the R.N.V.R. The Courier, Friday, 13 August 1915, 6.
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