Daniel Cavens

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 33847
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 86th Heavy Battery
  • Place of Death: Iraq
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 29.04.1916
  • Burial Country: Iraq
  • Cemetery: Basra War Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: panel 4 & 61

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 25 Lilybank Road, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Wilson Cavens, 25 Lilybank Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    Daniel Cavens, 25 Lilybank Rd,Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Daniel Cavens

Daniel has no known grave but is remembered on the Basra Memorial.

Daniel Cavens   33847   Royal Garrison Artillery

CAVENS—Reported a prisoner of war on April 29th, 1916, now officially reported to have died on or since that date, 33847 Gnr. Daniel Cavens, R.G.A., B.E.F., youngest son of the late Mr and Mrs Daniel Cavens, 25 Lilybank Road.

Dundee People’s Journal 10th August 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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