John Galloway

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: May 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Leith
  • Service no: 1429
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps
  • Unit/Ship: Motor Branch, 4th Light Armoured Battery
  • Place of Death: Tanzania, Africa
  • Age at Death: 38
  • Date of Death: 15.08.1916
  • Burial Country: Tanzania, Africa
  • Cemetery: Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: 7.G.19.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 77 Albert St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Archibald Galloway, 77 Albert St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    David

  • Spouse:

    Elizabeth Marshall Galloway, 3 Dalmeny St, Leith

  • Children:

    Archibald, born 25.11.1903, Jane, born 29.06.1905, James, born, 13.04.1909 & Norman, born 07.08.1914.

More about John Galloway

John Galloway   1429   British East African Force

DUNDEE SOLDIER DIES IN EAST AFRICA.

Gunner John Galloway, a son of Mr A. Galloway, retired insurance agent, 77 Albert Street, Dundee, has died while on service with the British East African Force.  Deceased, who was 38 years of age, served his apprenticeship as a machineman with Fleming & Barry, Ltd., but for a number of years he had been resident in Leith, where his widow and four children reside.

Gunner Galloway, who is still remembered by many friends in Dundee, enlisted in May of last year.  He went on active service in the early months of this year.  A brother of the deceased is Lieutenant-Commander David Galloway, R.N.

Dundee Courier 28th August 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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