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: Dundee
- Service no: 3628
- Rank: Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 29
- Date of Death: 25/09/1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Loos Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 78 to 83.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 8 St Peter Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Calender Worker, Tay Works, Dundee
Mrs Loftus, 14 Annfield St, Dundee
Jeanie Loftus, 8 St Peter St, Dundee
Bessie, born 01.11.1909 & Isabella, born 22.01.1911
More about Charles Loftus
Charles has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.
Charles Loftus 3628 4th Black Watch
4TH BLACK WATCH CORPORAL MISSING.
Intimation has been received in Dundee that Corporal C. Loftus, 4th Black Watch, has been missing since 25th September and his mother, who resides at 14 Annfield Street, would be greatly indebted to any comrade who could give her any information regarding him. Corporal Loftus, who is 29 years of age, served in the 4th Black Watch for a long period of years. Prior to the war he was employed as a calender worker in Tay Works.
Dundee Courier 12th November 1915
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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