Patrick Ward

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no:
  • Rank: Seaman
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: S.S. Corsican Prince
  • Unit/Ship: Merchant Marine
  • Place of Death:
  • Age at Death: 48
  • Date of Death: 07.02.1917
  • Burial Country:
  • Cemetery: Tower Hill Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no:

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 6 Cleghorn St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Fireman
  • Mother:

    Mary Ward

  • Father:

    Miles Ward

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Elizabeth Ward (nee Reid) 61 Hawkhill, Dundee

  • Children:

More about Patrick Ward

Patrick has no known grave but is remembered on the Tower Hill Memorial.

The Corsican Prince left Dundee on 6th February 1917 bound for Dunkirk with a cargo of timber. The following day she was just off Whitby when she was torpedoed by German Submarine UB-34. The crew of 31 took to the lifeboats with Patrick apparently drowning during the evacuation of his ship.

information supplied by Gary Thomson

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