Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 283317
- Rank: Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
- Unit/Ship: 128th Heavy Battery
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 37
- Date of Death: 28.06.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extention Nord
- Grave/Mem Ref no: III.D.126.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 148 Alexander Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Conductor, Dundee City Tramways
Jemima Smith, 138 Alexander St, Dundee
Elizabeth Bridget Smith, born 28.11.1914
More about Patrick Moffat
Both C.W.G.C. and S.D.G.W. record this mans surname as Moffatt.
Patrick Moffat 283317 Royal Garrison Artillery
DUNDEE TRAM CONDUCTOR DIES OF WOUNDS.
Intimation has been received that Corporal P. Moffat, R.G.A., whose wife resides at 138 Alexander Street, Dundee, has died of wounds. Corporal Moffat, who was a trained soldier, had served for twelve years in the artillery. He re-enlisted about a year ago, and had been some six months in France. Dangerously wounded a short time ago, the news of his death was not altogether unexpected.
Prior to joining up Corporal Moffat was employed as a conductor on the Dundee tramways.
Dundee Courier 11th July 1917
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell, further additional information and images very kindly supplied by Mark Redford
Can you tell us more about Patrick Moffat'? Some additional facts, a small story handed down through the family or perhaps a picture or an heirloom you can share online. Contact our curator...