Charles Potter Melville

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 1914
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: T4/064325
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps
  • Unit/Ship: 12th Divisional Train, 1st Company
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 11.10.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: VI.A.7.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 118 Albert St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Clerk, Lindsay & Low, Carolina Port, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Annie Melville, 118 Albert St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Theophilus Melville

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Charles Potter Melville

Charles Melville   T4/064   Army Service Corps

DUNDEE CORPORAL FALLS IN ACTION.

Intimation has just been received by Mr A. Melville, 118 Albert Street, Dundee, that his son, Corporal Charles Melville, Army Service Corps, has been killed in action.  Corporal Melville, who was 25 years of age, enlisted at the outbreak of war, and had been at the front for about two years.  An officer, writing from the front, states that Corporal Melville was a favourite with everybody, and before his death they were regretting the fact that he was applying for a commission, because they should lose him.

Prior to enlistment he was employed as a clerk with Messrs Lindsay & Low, Carolina Port, Dundee.  Mr Melville has another son with the forces.

Dundee Courier 22nd October 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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