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: Hamilton
- Service no: 7644
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Glasgow
- Address: 31 Polepark Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: Railway worker
Mary Dunn, 28 Bernard St, Dundee
Edward Shilling Dunn, 8 St Mary St, Dundee
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, Pte Stephen Dunn, 881, 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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