Name :-   Gilchrist, George Grant

Nationality :-   UK

Age :-   33

Rank :-   Corporal

Number :-  2757807

Medal :-

Service :-   Army

Regiment / ship :-  6th Bn., Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

Date of death :-   29th May 1940

Cemetery / Memorial :-   Dunkirk Memorial, France

Area of cemetery / memorial :-   Column 66

Family information :-   Son of Robert and Elizabeth Thomson Gilchrist, 20 Gray Street, Perth; husband of Christina (Ina) Donaldson Gilchrist, 15 Mitchell Square, Blairgowrie, and father of two sons.

Extra information :-  

George was reported missing in action between 22nd May and the 4th June, 1940.

Before he joined the Black Watch, he was an apprentice and journeyman baker for the Blairgowrie Co-operative Society, working also in Perth and Birnam.

He was match secretary with Blairgowrie Bowling Club for two seasons.

His brother, Douglas, was a prisoner of war, having been reported missing in France at the same time as George.