Great War Dundee
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Charles W. Simpson
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Edinburgh
- Service no: 30609
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 19 Church St, Broughty Ferry
Isabella Simpson, 19 Church St, Broughty Ferry
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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