Charles Lindsay

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Perth
  • Service no: 9279
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 12 Johnstons Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation: Mill Worker Gilroy & Sons, Ltd, Tay Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Mrs Lindsay, Dudhope St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Charles Lindsay, Dudhope St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Jane Lindsay, 8 Hunter St, Dundee

  • Children:

    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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