Charles Holt

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 6926
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 07/01/1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Contay British Cemetery, Contay
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: VII.B.13.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 256 Blackness Ave, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Mrs Holt, 72 King St, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    Robert, David, Herbert, Archibald, Edwin, Alfred, John & James

  • Spouse:

    Bessie Sharp Holt, c/o Anderson, 256 Blackness Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

More about Charles Holt

Seven of his bothers served in the armed forces during the Great War with the eighth brother a munition worker.

Pte Robert Holt, Canadian Expeditionary Force (there is no record of Robert in any Canadian records). Sgt Maj David Holt, Black Watch. Driver Herbert Holt, Royal Field Artillery. Pte Archibald Holt, Black Watch. Driver Edwin Holt, Royal Army Service Corps. Pte Alfred Holt, Gordon Highlanders. Mr John Holt, Munition Worker. L/Cpl James Holt, Cameron Highlanders (machine gun section).

Information supplied by Gary Thomson

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