Edward Toner

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 1525
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 24/07/1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Gorre British And Indian Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II. E. 11.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 2 Cherryfield Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation: Mill Worker
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    F. Toner, 2 Cherryfield Lane, Dundee

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Edward Toner

1525 Pte. Edward Toner, was another member of the 4/5th Black Watch, killed in action on 24 July 1916. His parents lived at 2 Cherryfield street Dundee.
He is buried in Gorre British and Indian Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, II. E. 11, next to Pte. James Burgess of the same battalion.

DUNDEE MEN KILLED IN ACTION. Pte. Edward Toner, Black Watch, is another of Dundee’s young men who has fallen in action.
His parents, who reside at 2 Cherryfield Lane, have received intimation that he has been killed. Deceased was 23 years of age, and had been at the front for 22 months. Previous to enlisting he was a millworker. He was killed by a rifle grenade when he was leaving the trenches. Another brother is serving in the H.L.I.
Lance-Corporal George Patterson, Royal Scots, 25 Kinnaird Street, has also been killed in action. He was 22 years of age. Deceased was in the regulars when war broke out, and has been at the front practically since the commencement of hostilities, and had been twice wounded. The Courier, Friday, 4 August 1916, 4.

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