George Callaghan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/7087
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 39
  • Date of Death: 09.05.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panels 24 to 26

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 3 Parkers Court, Dundee
  • Occupation: Caledonian Railway Company, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    James H. Callaghan, 3 Parkers Court, Dundee & Margaret Halley or Kerr, 49 High St, Dumfries

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about George Callaghan

George has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.

SOUTH AFRICAN VETERAN MISSING.

Private George Callaghan, 1st Black Watch, has been officially reported as missing after 9th May.  This intimation has been received by a relative who resides at 3 Parker’s Court, Dundee.  Private Callaghan, who was 37 years of age, went through the South African War without injury.  He re-enlisted in November, and was almost immediately sent out to the fighting line.  He was previously employed in the Caledonian Railway goods yard.

Dundee Courier 8th June 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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