Whelan, James

 
James
Whelan
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Dodd's Lane, Wexford
Service No.
10514
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
22
Circumstances of Death
Died from pneumonia, at 3rd Canadian General Hospital
Other Biographical Details
The son of Patrick and Mary Whelan née Nolan. His father was a smith’s helper. The 1901 Census shows the family at 21 Temperance Row, Wexford. His father was then an ambulance driver. Children were Stasia (18), Myles (15), Mary Ellen (13), Denis (10), Esther (8), James, and Patrick (3). His mother died from bronchitis at Back Street, Wexford, 23.2.1910. By 1911 his father, a general labourer, was at 17 Duke Street, Wexford, and had another son Peter (6). James was then a messenger boy. He was stationed at Portobello Barracks, Dublin, when he married Anne Emmett at St Paul’s Church, Dublin, 3.7.1915. Widow at 19 Hendrick Street, Dublin.

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Date of Birth
Service No.
1868
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
28
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders, Killed in Action

Brennan, Myles

Date of Birth
Address
Well Lane, Wexford.
Service No.
10314
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
22
Circumstances of Death
France and Flanders, died of wounds

Connors, Denis

Date of Birth
Address
24 Ross Road, Enniscorthy.
Service No.
3/5926 and 5926
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
19
Circumstances of Death
Died of wounds France and Flanders

Roche, Michael Joseph

Date of Birth
Address
Mount Garrett Lane, New Ross
Service No.
10309
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
17
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action, France and Flanders

White, Patrick

Date of Birth
Address
177 The Faythe, Wexford.
Service No.
9511
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
19
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France

Whitty, Valentine (Val)

Date of Birth
Address
Irishtown, New Ross
Service No.
4629
Rank
1st Battalion
Date of Death
Age
22
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action France and Flanders