Douglas Henry Callaghan

Memorial: Downend

Regiment: Machine Gun Corps

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Private 131646

Parents: Richard H and Eliza Callaghan

Marital status: Single

Home address: Dial Lane, Downend, Bristol

Date of birth: 1899

Place of birth: Bristol

Date of death: 23/08/1918

Buried/Commemorated at: Douchy-Les-Ayette British Cemetery in France

Age: 19

Further information:

Douglas enlisted in the 16th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) but was killed in action at the age of 19 on 23rd August 1918. He is buried at Douchy-Les-Avette British Cemetery in France.

Commemorated on the Downend (Scout) Memorial, Christ Church Downend Memorial and the Staple Hill (Page Park) Memorial.

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Downend and Bromley Heath Parish Council and Forces War Records