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: Dundee
- Service no: 41779
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Royal Irish Fusiliers
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 30
- Date of Death: 17.10.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille
- Grave/Mem Ref no: VII.C.26.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 110 Victoria Road, Dundee
- Occupation: Baker, David Durkie, Hawkhill, Dundee
Agnes Ross Soutar, 7 William St, Dundee
Charles Soutar, 7 William St, Dundee
More about Charles Soutar
Formerly SS/1790, Army Service Corps.
Charles Soutar 41779 Royal Irish Fusiliers
Private Charles Soutar, Royal Irish Fusiliers, son of Mrs Soutar, 7 William Street, is a prisoner of war. Private Soutar is twenty years of age, and had been in France almost since the commencement of the war. Previous to enlisting in 1914, he was employed as a baker with Mr David Durkie, jun., Hawkhill, with whom he served his apprenticeship.
Dundee Courier 18th June 1918
SOUTAR___In loving memory of our son Pte. Charles Soutar, R.I. Fusiliers, late of who died at Tournes Camp, 17th Oct, 1918, prisoner of war. Interred in Terlincthum British Cemetery.
Dundee People’s Journal 18th October 1919
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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