Charles Lindsay

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Perth
  • Service no: 33443
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 16th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 03.12.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: H.A.C. Cemetery, Ecoust-St Mein
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: VIII.A.37.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Kingennie
  • Address: Drumsturdy Rd, Kingennie
  • Occupation: Ploughman, James Gibb, East Pitkerro, by Dundee
  • Mother:

    Agnes Lindsay, Drumsturdy Rd, Kingennie

  • Father:

    David Lindsay, Drumsturdy Rd, Kingennie

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Charles Lindsay

Charles Lindsay 33443 Highland Light Infantry

KINGENNIE SOLDIER DIES A PRISONER OF WAR.

Mr David Lindsay, Drumsturdy, Kingennie, has received intimation that his son, Private Charles Lindsay, H.L.I., has died a prisoner of war in Germany.

Private Lindsay, enlisted in the Black Watch, and was transferred to the H.L.I. He went to the front in October last, and was missing on November 18. Prior to enlisting he was a ploughman with Mr James Gibb at East Pitkerro, and for some time was employed as a postman in the Wellbank district.

Dundee Courier 21st April 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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