Charles W. Simpson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Edinburgh
  • Service no: 30609
  • Rank: Private
  • 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

BROUGHTY SOLDIER KILLED.

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

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