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: Kirkaldy
- Service no: S/1858
- Rank: Sergeant
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 25
- Date of Death: 03.06.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: VIII.A.66.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Bo'ness
- Address: 90 Kidd St, Kirkaldy
Isabella Holborn, 79 Liff Rd, Lochee
Charles Holborn, 79 Liff Rd, Lochee
Alexander & 1 other brother (name unknown)
More about Charles Holborn
Charles was the brother of Pte Alexander Holborn, 31293, 11th Battalion Royal Scots, who was killed in action, 05.04.1917.
Charles Holborn S/1858 Gordon Highlanders
Sergeant Charles Holborn, 8th Battalion Gordon Highlanders, has died of wounds in hospital at Boulogne. He was shot in the head, and lived for a week afterwards. He resided at 90 Kidd Street, Kirkcaldy, and was 25 years of age.
Dundee Courier 9th June 1915
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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