This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Charles Watson Morrison
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 133887
- Rank: Gunner
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 38 Lilybank Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: Clerk, Jute Merchants, Dundee
Margaret Morrison, 38 Lilybank Rd, Dundee
William Morrison, David Ferguson Morrison, Eliza Morrison & Ada Margaret Morrison
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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