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: Dundee
- Service no: 95706
- Rank: Gunner
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
- Unit/Ship: 319th Siege Battery
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 25.04.1918
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: panel 6 to 7 & 162
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 5 Tay Tce, Panmure St, Broughty Ferry
Christina Ford, 5 Tay Tce, Panmure St, Broughty Ferry
Christina, born 14.11.1908 & George, born 06.03.1910
More about George Ford
George has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
George Ford R.G.A.
Gunner George Ford, R.G.A., had only been at the front for a month. He leaves a widow and two children, who reside at Tay Terrace, Broughty Ferry. Before enlisting he was in the employment of the late Mr Thomas Smith, wine and spirit merchant, Barrack Street, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 6th May 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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