Ref ID: 2967

Name

Daniel McCartney.


Description

Belfast Telegraph Newspaper Photograph of Leading Stoker Daniel McCartney.


Life Story

Name: Daniel McCartney.

Service Number: K/3632.

Rank: Leading Stoker.

Battalion: H.M Submarine (G8)

Regiment: Royal Navy.

Born: 11th September 1891, Belfast.

Died: 3rd January 1918.

Address: 67 Wigton Street, Shankill Road, Belfast

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Daniel McCartney, son of Daniel and Margaret McCartney, lived at 67 Wigton Street, Shankill Road Belfast

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The 1901 Ireland Census has Daniel living at 90 Seaview Street, Belfast with his mother, father, occupation, General Labourer, four sisters, Margaret, 14 years, Flax Worker, Grace 8 years, Mary Ann, 4 years, Ellen, 2 years, and brother George, 13 years, Flax Worker.

The 1911 Ireland Census has Daniels family now living at 67 Wigton Street, Shankill Road, Belfast. His Grandfather, George Blake, occupation Seaman, is registered as Head of Family within the Census.

Prior to Daniels enlistment his occupation is given as Labourer

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Daniel joined the Royal Navy on the 28th July 1909 for 12 years.

He served aboard many vessels and his Character aboard each ship is described as Very Good.

Daniel McCartney was a Leading Stoker on H.M Submarine G8, Royal Navy, when he was Lost At Sea on the 3rd of January 1918 aged 26 years

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See his brother also: 234766 Petty Officer George McCartney Royal Navy

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A Dependant Pension Application Form shows his mother as claimant

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Daniel received the British War Medal, Victory Medal and 1914 - 1915 Star

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He is Remembered at Chatham Memorial, United Kingdom.

To Remember Is To Honour

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Theme

Shankill Roll of Honour


Date

1918


Classification

Newspaper, Photograph, Photograph - Belfast Telegraph

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