Charles John Crawford Dewhurst

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: May 1916
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 30448
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 28
  • Date of Death: 28.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 8

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 17.02.1890
  • Place of Birth: Kildon, Argyllshire
  • Address: 73 Blackscroft, Dundee
  • Occupation: J. & J. Cunningham, Cake Merchants, Dock St, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Euphemia Dewhurst, 73 Blackscroft, Dundee

  • Father:

    Arthur Dewhurst, 73 Blackscroft, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Charlesina, Elizabeth, Arthur, Jane, Florence, Sarah and Beatrice

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Charles John Crawford Dewhurst

Charles has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.

Charles J. Dewhurst   30448  H.L.I.

Private Charles J. Dewhurst, H.L.I., who was the son of Mr Arthur Dewhurst, 73 Blackscroft, Dundee, was 28 years of age, and enlisted in May, 1916.  He proceeded to France in October of the same year.  Deceased was in the employment of J. & J. Cunningham, Ltd., Dock Street.  Another son of Mr Dewhurst’s, Private Arthur Dewhurst, is serving in the Royal Engineers.

Dundee Courier 25th April 1918

Charles is believed to be the brother of Sapper Arthur C. Dewhurst, 285617, No1 Depot Company, Royal Engineers

Additional information kindly supplied by Lynne Hill, and Michael Caldwell

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