Charles Henry Willmott

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 13353
  • Rank: Guardsman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 20.09.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Bleuet Farm Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.F.47.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: London
  • Address: 24 South Road, Lochee.
  • Occupation: Plasterer
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Richard Charles Willmott, 36 Logie St, Lochee

  • Siblings:

    John & Richard Charles

  • Spouse:

    Kate Millar Willmott, 24 South Rd, Lochee.

  • Children:

    1 Child

More about Charles Henry Willmott

Charles was the brother of Pte John Willmott, 3/3216, 1st Battalion Black Watch, killed in action 18.08.1916 and Pte Richard Charles Willmott, 453237, 58th Battalion, Canadian Infantry.

Charles Willmott   13353   Scots Guards


A Lochee family has just received intimation of the passing of a noble son, this being the second member of the family to make the supreme sacrifice.

Private Charles Willmott, Scots Guards, has died from shell shock.  His widow and one child live at 24 South Road, Lochee.  He was the eldest son of Mr and Mrs Richard Willmott, Logie Street, and his younger brother John was killed a little over a year ago.  Charles was a plasterer prior to enlisting three years ago.

Dundee Courier 2nd October 1917

Additional information supplied by Gary Thomson, further information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell.

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