This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: 1914
- Place of enlistment: Lochgelly
- Service no: S/3095
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 33
- Date of Death: 12.10.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 94 to 96
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 30 Millers Wynd, Dundee
- Occupation: Miner, Bowhill Colliery, Fife
Charles Rattray, 13 Millers Wynd, Dundee
Mary Rattray, 29 Edward St, Dundee
More about Charles Rattray
Charles has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
Charles Rattray S/3095 Black Watch
DUNDEE BLACK WATCH MAN KILLED.
Pte. Charles Rattray, Black Watch, son of Mr Charles Rattray, 13 Miller’s Wynd, Dundee, has been killed in action.
Deceased enlisted at the outbreak of war and had been in France for fully three years. He had seen much stiff fighting. Prior to joining the colours he was employed as a miner at Bowhill.
Dundee Courier 4th December 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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