Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Stirling
- Service no: 3/6808
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 23.03.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Cambrin Churchyard Extension
- Grave/Mem Ref no: L2.4.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Falkirk
- Address: 4 St Mary St, Dundee
James Patrick & Philip
More about George Brady
George is recorded as BRADY on the original Dundee Roll of Honour and in newspaper articles but recorded as BRADIE on C.W.G.C. & S.D.G.W. He was the brother of Pte Patrick Brady, 6781, 6/7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers, who died of wounds 09.08.1917.
George Brady Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
DUNDEE BOMB-THROWER KILLED
AFTER TWENTY MONTHS ACTIVE SERVICE.
A Dundee man who had been on active service since the commencement of hostilities is now reported to have been killed in action. He is George Brady, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
Brady, who was an expert bomb-thrower, had been in the fighting line for a year and nine months. Previous to the war he had served in India, China and Africa. Deceased was a member of a local soldiering family, and his home was at 36 Walton Street. Other three brothers are still in the service. Philip is a member of the Royal Irish Rifles, Patrick the Royal Scots Fusiliers, and James is in the Mechanical Transport.
Dundee Courier 18th April 1916
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell, further information supplied by Gary Thomson
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