Charles Lindsay

Military Information

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



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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