Edward Boland

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/15685
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 8th/10th Battalion,
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 37
  • Date of Death: 31.07.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 38

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 69 Peddie Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Thomas Boland, Watt St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Annie Watt Boland, 8 Annfield Row, Dundee

  • Children:

    Adelaide, born 25.04.1912 & Edward, born 07.04.1915

More about Edward Boland

Edward has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.

Edward Boland   S/15685   Gordon Highlanders

BOLANDPreviously reported missing since 31st July 1917, now presumed to have been killed on that date or since, Private Edward Boland, No. S/15685 Gordon Highlanders, aged 37 years, and beloved husband of Annie Watt, 69 Peddie Street, Dundee.  – Inserted by his wife and two children.

Dundee People’s Journal 27th July 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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