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:
- Service no:
- Rank: Seaman
- 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:
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 6 Cleghorn St, Dundee
- Occupation: Fireman
Elizabeth Ward (nee Reid) 61 Hawkhill, Dundee
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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