This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: 04.05.1915
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: Clyde Z/4330
- Rank: Able Seaman
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve
- Unit/Ship: Hawke Battalion, R.N. Div
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 13.11.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel
- Grave/Mem Ref no: III.A.49.
- Date of Birth: 12.02.1897
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 18 Fleuchar Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Linoleum Worker
Ann Gaffney, 28 Percy St, Tynemouth
More about Edward Gaffney
Edward Gaffney CZ/4330 Hawke Bn R.N.D.
Killed in action 13th November 1916
Enlisted 4th May 1915; Draft for MEF 9th September 1915, joined Hawke Bn. 21st September 1915-10th October 1915, 90 days detention at Alexandria for Sleeping whilst Sentinel. A Linoleum Worker ; born 12th February 1897 ; Next-of-Kin & home address: Mother, Ann, 99 High St., Lochee, Forfarshire, later: 229 Hilltown, Dundee. ; ADM/171 = St.V.B. issued to Mother.
R.N.D. Data Base
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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