Charles Loftus

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3628
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 8 St Peter Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Calender Worker, Tay Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Mrs Loftus, 14 Annfield St, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Jeanie Loftus, 8 St Peter St, Dundee

  • Children:

    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

Can you tell us more about Charles Loftus? Some additional facts, a small story handed down through the family or perhaps a picture or an heirloom you can share online. Contact our curator...

THANK YOU for your interest in helping the Great War Dundee project. Please complete the short form below and a curator will contact you in the next few days.

    I am writing to: