Name :-   Strachan, Charles

Nationality :-    UK

Age :-   27

Rank :-   Private (on Kettins Memorial it's Lance Corporal)

Number :-  1828

Medal :-  D.C.M.

Service :-   Army

Regiment / ship :-  2nd Bn., Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

Date of death :-   9th May 1915

Cemetery / Memorial :-  Le Touret Memorial France

Area of cemetery / memorial :-    Panels 24 to 26

Family information :-    Son of William and Louisa Strachen, Leys of Hallyburton, Coupar Angus, Perthshire

Extra information :-

1901 Census

Ley of Hallyburton, Kettins, Angus

William Strachan, head, 40, stram crane dresser (?), b. Kettins, Forfarshire

Louisa Strachan, wife, 43, b. Kirkuen (?) Forfarshire

Charles Strachan, son, 13, scholar, b. Kettins

William Strachan, son, 11, scholar, b. Kettins

Charlotte Strachan, daughter, 10, scholar, b. Kettins

Margaret Strachan, daughter, 9, scholar, b. Kettins

Andrew Strachan, son, 6, scholar, b. Kettins

Louis Strachan, son, 3, b. Forfarshire, Perthshire (??)

James Burnett, lodger, 26, masons hewer, b. Caputh, Perthshire