Charles Morton Urquhart

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/7729
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address: 22 Park Place, Ancrum Rd, Lochee.
  • Occupation: Calender Worker, Spalding & Valentine, Caledonian Works, Lochee
  • Mother:

    Helen Forbes Urquhart

  • Father:

    David Urquhart

  • Siblings:

    John & 3 other brothers (names unknown)

  • Spouse:

    Mary Ann Hendry Anderson Urquhart, 22 Park Place, Ancrum Rd, Lochee

  • Children:

    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

Can you tell us more about Charles Morton Urquhart'? Some additional facts, a small story handed down through the family or perhaps a picture or an heirloom you can share online. Contact our curator...

THANK YOU for your interest in helping the Great War Dundee project. Please complete the short form below and a curator will contact you in the next few days.

    I am writing to: