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: Dundee
- Service no: 34950
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 32
- Date of Death: 03.05.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Arras Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 1 & 2
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 30 Larch St, Dundee
- Occupation: Calender Worker, Mid Wynd Works, Dundee
Owen Farnan, 2 Burnett St, Dundee
Mrs M. Lee, 105 Hawkhill, Dundee, Charles John & Robert
Ann Farnan, 32 Larch St, Dundee
More about Patrick Farnan
Patrick has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial. Patrick is believed to be the brother of Pte Charles Farnan, 236315, Labour Corps, Pte John Farnan, 30/286, Northumberland Fusiliers and Pte Robert Farnan, 123, Labour Corps, who are all believed to have returned home safely.
Patrick Farnan 34950 Royal Scot
DUNDEE ROYAL SCOT FALLS.
Mrs Farnan, 32 Larch Street, Dundee has received official intimation that her husband, Private P. Farnan, of the Royal Scots, was killed in action on 3rd May.
Deceased who was 32 years of age, enlisted last year, and had not been very long at the front, prior to joining the colours he was a calender worker in Mid Wynd Works, belonging to James Scott & Sons, Limited.
Dundee Courier 26th May 1917
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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