Charles Watson Morrison

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 133887
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 40th Brigade, 49th Battery
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 27
  • Date of Death: 15.10.1917
  • Burial Country: Bulgium
  • Cemetery: Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: VIII.H.4.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 38 Lilybank Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Clerk, Jute Merchants, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Margaret Morrison, 38 Lilybank Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Morrison

  • Siblings:

    William Morrison, David Ferguson Morrison, Eliza Morrison & Ada Margaret Morrison

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Charles Watson Morrison

This man is also listed on the original Dundee Roll of Honour as WATSON Charles. Charles two brothers both served during the Great War, David returned home safely but Company Sergeant Major William Morrison, 457925, 87th Battalion Canadian Infantry was killed in action 02.09.1918.

Charles D. Morrison   133887   Royal Field Artillery

DUNDEE ARTILLERYMAN FALLS.

Mrs Morrison, 38 Lilybank Road, Dundee, has received official intimation that her son Sapper Charles D. Morrison R.F.A., was killed in action on 15th October.

Sapper Morrison, who was 27 years of age, had been in France for fifteen months, and prior to enlistment served his apprenticeship with James Fullerton & Co., jute merchants, Meadowside, Dundee.

Two of deceased brothers are serving, Sergeant William Morrison came over with the Canadians, and Second Air Mechanic David Morrison, R.F.C., is at present in Salonica.

Dundee Courier 8th November 1917

Additional information and images very kindly supplied by Professor David M. Walker, further additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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