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: Birmingham
- Service no: 54558
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Hampshire Regiment
- Unit/Ship: 2nd/4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 19
- Date of Death: 06.11.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Orsinval Communal Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Near North East Corner
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
Mrs D. Pyott, 193 Perth Rd, Dundee
More about Charles McRae
Next of kin listed as Mary Ann Kirby (grandmother) 20 First Ave, Selly Park, Birmingham.
Charles McRae 54558 Hampshire Regiment
M’RAE―Killed in action, in France, November 6th 1918, Private Charles M’Rae, 2/4/ Hants Regiment, only son of the late Charles M’Rae and Mary Kirby, Dundee, and beloved grandson of Mrs Kirby of Selly Park, Birmingham, aged 19 years.
Dundee People’s Journal 7th December 1918
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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