Christopher Duffus

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 2509
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 09/05/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panels 24 to 26.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 11 Kincardine Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Vanman, Peebles Bros, Grocers, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    John Davidson Duffus, 11 Kincardine St, Dundee

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More about Christopher Duffus

Christopher has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.


Mr John Duffus, painter, 11 Kincardine Street, Dundee, has received official intimation that his son, Private Christopher Duffus, of the 1st Black Watch, has been missing since 9th May.  Private Duffus, who was 19 years of age, had been two years, with the colours.  He was previously employed as a vanman with Messrs Peebles, grocers, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 18th June 1915

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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