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:
- Service no: Clyde Z/651
- Rank: Able Seaman
- Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
- Unit/Ship: Howe Battalion, R.N. Div
- Place of Death: Turkey/Gallipoli
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 18.05.1915
- Burial Country: Turkey/Gallipoli
- Cemetery: Helles Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 8 to 15
- Date of Birth: 23.04.1888
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 16 Brook St, Dundee
- Occupation: Labourer
James Devine, 3 Mitchell St, Dundee
Mary Ann Devine
Mary, born 26.06.1904, Agnes, born 10.09.1907 & James, born 08.04.1912
More about Joseph Devine
Joseph has no known grave but is remembered on the Helles Memorial.
Clyde Z/651 A.B. Joseph Devine, D Company, Howe Battalion, Royal Naval Division, was killed in action on 18 May 1915.
Devine was born on 23 April 1888, and enlisted on 6 October 1914. He was a labourer who resided with his mother at 16 Brook Street, Dundee. Joseph Devine is commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey.
DUNDEE MEMBER OF NAVAL BRIGADE FALLS. Joseph Devine, a member of the Howe Battalion of the 2nd Royal Naval Brigade, who has been killed at the Dardanelles. The Courier, Tuesday, 8 June 1915, 6.
Mrs Devine, 16 Brook Street, Dundee, has received official intimation that her husband, Joseph Devine, a member of the Howe Battalion of the 2nd Royal Naval Brigade, had been killed in action at the Dardanelles. Devine, who was 25 years of age, leaves a widow and three of a family. He enlisted in the Naval Brigade on the outbreak of war. He was formerly employed as a shipyard worker.
Dundee Courier June 8th 1915
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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