This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Charles John Crawford Dewhurst
- Date of enlistment: May 1916
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 30448
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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
- Date of Birth: 17.02.1890
- Place of Birth: Kildon, Argyllshire
- Address: 73 Blackscroft, Dundee
- Occupation: J. & J. Cunningham, Cake Merchants, Dock St, Dundee
Euphemia Dewhurst, 73 Blackscroft, Dundee
Arthur Dewhurst, 73 Blackscroft, Dundee
Charlesina, Elizabeth, Arthur, Jane, Florence, Sarah and Beatrice
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
Additional information kindly supplied by Lynne Hill, and Michael Caldwell
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