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: Perth
- Service no: 9279
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 'C' Company, 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 32
- Date of Death: 28/10/1914
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 37.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 12 Johnstons Lane, Dundee
- Occupation: Mill Worker Gilroy & Sons, Ltd, Tay Works, Dundee
Mrs Lindsay, Dudhope St, Dundee
Charles Lindsay, Dudhope St, Dundee
Jane Lindsay, 8 Hunter St, Dundee
Francis, born 11.08.1904 & James, born 01.10.1911
More about Charles Lindsay
Charles has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.
DUNDEE SOLDIERS KILLED IN ACTION.
WITH BLACK WATCH AND WILTSHIRE REGIMENT.
Word was received on Saturday by Mrs Lindsay, 8 Hunter Street, Dundee, of the death in action on 28th October of her husband, Private Charles Lindsay, of the 1st Black Watch. Lindsay was a reservist having seen eight years’ service in India, and was before the outbreak of war a millworker with Gilroy, Sons, & Co., Ltd., Tay Works. Deceased, who was 32 years of age, leaves a widow and two of a family.
Dundee Courier 18th January 1915
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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