Angus Gunn Crichton

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/25653
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 28.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 8

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 51 William St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Helen Crichton, 51 William St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Daniel Crichton, 51 William St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Francis & Thomas

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Angus Gunn Crichton

Angus has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial. He was the brother of Able Seaman Thomas Lambert Crichton, J/31570, H.M.S. Blake, who died 19.02.1919

Formally S/17683 Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders and 203759, 42nd T.R.B.

Angus Gunn Crichton    Seaforth Highlanders

Pte. Angus Gunn Crichton, of the Seaforth Highlanders, who has been killed in action was a son of Mr and Mrs Daniel Crichton, 51 William Street, Dundee.  Although only nineteen years of age, Private Crichton had been in the army for eighteen months, and went to France six weeks ago.  Before he enlisted he was employed in a calender. His two elder brothers, Thomas and Francis, are A.B.s in the Royal Navy.

Dundee Courier 20th April 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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