This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Peter Morrison Galloway
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Perth
- Service no: 7794
- Rank: Company Sergeant Major
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 34
- Date of Death: 02.04.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Wimereux Communal Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: X.A.2.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Forfar
- Address: 24 Hunter Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Attendant, Central Baths, Dundee
Joan Galloway, 24 Hunter St, Dundee
Gordon, born 03.03.1917
More about Peter Morrison Galloway
N.O.K. listed as Mrs Joan (nee Rollo) Galloway, 24 Hunter St, Dundee.
Peter Galloway 7794 Gordon Highlanders
Well-Known Dundee Swimmer’s Death.
The intimation of the death from wounds of Company Sergeant-Major Peter Galloway, of the Gordon Highlanders will be learned with deep regret by a large circle of acquaintances in Dundee who came in touch with him in pre-war days and greatly esteemed him while he was employed as an attendant at the Central Baths. C.S.M. Galloway was a reservist of the Gordons and was mobilised in 1914, but was retained for a considerable time at the depot as an instructor. He was a splendid type of the smart and intelligent British soldier. For an act of great gallantry in life-saving at Dundee Harbour on a winter night, when he jumped into Earl Grey Dock and rescued a girl, C.S.M. Galloway, who was a powerful swimmer, was awarded the medal of the Royal Humane Society. He is survived by a widow and one child, who reside at 24 Hunter Street.
Dundee Courier 8th April 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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