Edward Gaffney

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 04.05.1915
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/4330
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 12.02.1897
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 18 Fleuchar Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Linoleum Worker
  • Mother:

    Ann Gaffney, 28 Percy St, Tynemouth

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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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