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: Glasgow
- Service no: S/1607
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 10th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 26
- Date of Death: 25.09.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Loos Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 125 to 127
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Barony
- Address: 224 Lochee Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: Cox Brothers, Camperdown Works, Lochee
Helen Cavanagh, 5 Whorterbank, Lochee
More about Gerald Cavanagh
Gerald has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.
Gerald Cavanagh S/1607 10th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
LOCHEE SOLDIER MISSING.
The photo is that of a well-known Lochee man, 1607 Private Gerald Cavanagh, who went missing on 25th September. Private Cavanagh, who is attached to the 10th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, is 26 years of age, and previously was employed in Camperdown Works, Lochee, (Cox Bros., Ltd).
Dundee Courier 20th November 1915
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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