Christopher Mooney

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 2499
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion 'C' Company
  • Place of Death:
  • Age at Death: 17
  • Date of Death: 09/05/1915
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Ploegsteert Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 7.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 23 Kinnaird Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Mill Worker, Bowbridge Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Mary Mooney, 23 Kinnaird St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Peter Mooney, 23 Kinnaird St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Christopher Mooney

Chris has no known grave but is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial.

CHAPLAIN’S TRIBUTE TO DUNDEE TERRITORIAL.

Mr Peter Mooney, shipyard worker, 23 Kinnaird Street, Dundee, has received a letter from an army chaplain informing him of the death in action on 9th inst. of his son, Private Christopher Mooney 5th Black Watch.  The letter which is dated 12th inst., and is written by the Rev. George Thompson, runs :–“It is my sad duty to inform you of the death of your son Private Mooney, which took place in action on 9th inst.  It must be a source of sad pride to you that your boy died in the manful discharge of his duty.”

Private Mooney was in his eighteenth year.  He joined the 5th after the outbreak of war.  He was employed as a millworker in Bowbridge Works.

Dundee Courier 19th May 1915

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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