Charles W. Simpson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Edinburgh
  • Service no: 30609
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 13.11.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 15C

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 19 Church St, Broughty Ferry
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Isabella Simpson, 19 Church St, Broughty Ferry

  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    2 Brothers

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Charles W. Simpson

Charles has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

Charles Simpson   30609   Highland Light Infantry


Mrs R. N. Simpson, 19 Church Street, has been officially informed that her son, Private Charles Simpson, H.L.I., missing since November last year, is now presumed to have been killed in action.  Another son of Mrs Simpson is at present lying seriously wounded in hospital in England, while a third, in Glasgow, is recovering from illness due to the war.

Broughty Ferry Guide 28th December 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

Can you tell us more about Charles W. Simpson'? Some additional facts, a small story handed down through the family or perhaps a picture or an heirloom you can share online. Contact our curator...

THANK YOU for your interest in helping the Great War Dundee project. Please complete the short form below and a curator will contact you in the next few days.

    I am writing to: