Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 635048
- Rank: Driver
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
- Unit/Ship: 206th Brigade, 'C' Battery
- Place of Death: London
- Age at Death: 30
- Date of Death: 15.09.1918
- Burial Country: Scotland
- Cemetery: Dundee Eastern Necropolis
- Grave/Mem Ref no: LL.5.578
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 21 Hill Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Carter, Mackay & Robbie, Contractors, Dundee
Margaret Souter, 14 Rosebank St, Dundee
Harry, born 28.02.1917, Albert, born 15.04.1911, William, born 01.06.1913 & Margaret, born 29.05.1915.
More about Charles Souter
Charles Souter 635048 Royal Field Artillery
Three-and-a-Half Years Out.
Information has been received that Driver Charles Souter, R.F.A., who formerly resided at 21 Hill Street, has died in a London Hospital from wounds received in action on 21st July. Deceased, who was a member of the city battery for over ten years, was mobilised at the outbreak of war, and has been on active service for three-and-a-half years. He was, prior to enlisting, employed as a carter with Messrs Mackay & Robbie, contractors, Dundee. Driver Souter leaves a widow and four children.
Dundee Courier 17th September 1918
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell, grave marker image courtesy of Bob Thomson
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