Edward Dunn

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Hamilton
  • Service no: 7644
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 36
  • Date of Death: 10.03.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 15 & 16

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Glasgow
  • Address: 31 Polepark Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Railway worker
  • Mother:

    Mary Dunn, 28 Bernard St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Edward Shilling Dunn, 8 St Mary St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Stephen

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Edward Dunn

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

Edward Dunn   7644   Scottish Rifles

DUNDEE VETERAN KILLED.

Another Dundee victim of the fierce German resistance at Neuve Chapelle is Private Edward Dunn, of the 2nd Cameronians (Scottish Rifles).

Private Dunn’s mother, who resides at 31 Polepark Road, has received official intimation of the death of her son in that memorable engagement.

Although only in his 36th year, Private Dunn saw twenty years’ service with the Rifles.  He was a Reservist, and on the outbreak of war was employed on one of the railways.  He was unmarried.

His younger brother, Stephen, is a member of the 2nd Black Watch, and is at present on active service on the Continent.

Dundee Courier 17th April 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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