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Hagarty, Daniel Galer, Toronto, Ontario. Occupation: student, civil engineering, University of Toronto. Military Service: Lieutenant, 2nd University Co., 2nd Bn Queen’s Own Rifles, PPCLI, Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “Learned that Angus [Alexander] McDonald was killed along with Lieut. Haggerty [Hagarty],” 2:2 Jun ’16. [Photo, McGill University at War, 18]
Additional Biographical Information
Lieut. Daniel Galer Hagarty, aged 22, was the son of E. W. Hagarty, Commanding Officer, 201st Overseas Battalion. Prior to the war, Lieut. Hagarty was a student in civil engineering. He served with the 2nd Bn Queens Own Rifles for three years prior to joining the PPCLI in the Kemmel Sector in June 1916. Hagarty had been offered the position of Adjutant in the 201st Bn., but before it could be arranged, he was killed by a shell while commanding 7 Platoon in the defence of Sanctuary Wood on 2 June 1916. Newman, With the Patricia’s in Flanders, 105.
Date of Death: 2 June 1916. See casualty details, Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Memorialised at the Hooge Crater Cemetery, 4 km east of Ieper (Ypres), West Flanders, Belgium. Grave reference: II.E.4.