Patrick McGann

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3/1983
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 27
  • Date of Death: 30.10.1914
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.B.13.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 22 Todburn Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation: Mill Worker, Manhattan Works, Dundonald St, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    James & Luke

  • Spouse:

    Mary Ann McGann, 22 Todburn Lane, Dundee

  • Children:

    Mary, born, 24.07.1907, Luke, born 13.09.1910, Jane, born 19.11.1912 & Isabella, born 30.11.1914

More about Patrick McGann

Patrick was the brother of L/Cpl Luke McGann, 24721, 10th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) who was killed in action 26.06.1918, his other brother James also served with the Cameronians and survived the war.

Patrick McGann   3/1983   3rd Black Watch


Another Dundee house mourns the loss of its breadwinner.

Information was received yesterday that Private Patrick M’Gann, of the 3d Black Watch had been killed in action on 30th October.  Five days previously his wife, who, along with her three young children, lives at 22 Todburn Lane, received a cheery letter from her husband, in which he stated that he was keeping well.  Private M’Gann, who was 27 years of age, was a reservist, and before rejoining the colours was working in Manhattan Works, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 24th November 1914.

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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