This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Charles Morton Urquhart
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: S/7729
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 35
- Date of Death: 24.11.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: VIII.C.59.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
- Address: 22 Park Place, Ancrum Rd, Lochee.
- Occupation: Calender Worker, Spalding & Valentine, Caledonian Works, Lochee
Helen Forbes Urquhart
John & 3 other brothers (names unknown)
Mary Ann Hendry Anderson Urquhart, 22 Park Place, Ancrum Rd, Lochee
Davina, born 15.04.1903, Charles, born 12.09.1904, Helen, born 16.08.1907 & George, born 24.11.1911
More about Charles Morton Urquhart
Charles Urquhart S/7729 Seaforth Highlanders
Private Charles Urquhart of the Seaforth Highlanders, who was in his 34th year, was the fifth son of the late Mr David Urquhart, quarrier, 88 Liff Road, Lochee. He enlisted some six months ago, and after a period of training at Fort George was sent over to France. Prior to enlisting he was a calender worker in the employment of Messrs Spalding & Valentine (Caledonian Works), Lochee. Deceased leaves a widow and four of a family to mourn his loss. A sad circumstance lies in the fact of an infant child having been buried only a fortnight ago. His eldest brother John, is also serving at the front in another battalion of the same regiment.
Dundee People’s Journal 4th December 1915
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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